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Car parade in honor of Memphis priest

Father Robert Marshall is leaving The Bluff City to become a bishop in Louisiana

MEMPHIS, Tennessee —

The Catholic Diocese of Memphis held a car parade Wednesday to say goodbye to a former priest in the diocese.

Many cars were decorated, and people waved signs of support for Father Robert Marshall during the parade through Cordova.

Father Marshall had his last service this week at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Father Marshall is leaving Memphis to become a bishop in Alexandria, Louisiana.

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