Acta of the Holy See

  • 1 June 2015
    ASIA/INDIA - Appointment of the Bishop of Varanasi
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 30 May 2015 the Holy Father appointed Rev. Eugene Joseph, of the clergy of Varanasi and diocesan administrator as Bishop of the Diocese of Varanasi (India). The new Bishop of Varanasi was born on ...
  • 29 May 2015
    ASIA/PAKISTAN - Appointment of the Bishop of Multan
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 29 May 2015 the Holy Father appointed Rev. Benny Mario Travas, Apostolic Administrator as Bishop of the Diocese of Multan (Pakistan). Rev. Benny Mario Travas was born on November 21, 1966 in Kara ...
  • 13 May 2015
    ASIA/INDIA - Resignation of Bishop of Aurangabad and appointment of successor
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 13 May 2015 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the diocese of Aurangabad (India), by His Exc. Mgr. Edwin Colaço, in accordance with can. 401 § 1 of the Code ...
  • 7 May 2015
    AFRICA/RD CONGO - Appointment of the Bishop of Kole
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 6 May 2015 the Holy Father appointed Rev. Fr. Emery Kibal Mansong'loo, C.P., already former Provincial Superior of the Passionist Fathers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as Bishop of the Dioc ...
  • 7 May 2015
    ASIA/PHILIPPINES - Appointment of the Apostolic Vicar of Bontoc-Lagawe
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 6 May 2015 the Holy Father appointed Rev. Valentin Cabbigat Dimoc, Director of the Social Action and Development Center, as Apostolic Vicar of Bontoc-Lagawe, in the Philippines, assigning him the ...
  • 29 April 2015
    AFRICA/TANZANIA - Appointment of the Bishop of Singida
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 28 April 2015 the Holy Father appointed Rev. Fr. Edward Mapunda, currently bursar and diocesan delegate for health, as Bishop of the Diocese of Singida (Tanzania). Rev. Fr. Edward Mapunda was bor ...
  • 13 April 2015
    ASIA/MYANMAR - Resignation of the Archbishop of Taunggyi
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 12 April 2015, the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Archdiocese of Taunggyi, Myanmar, by His Exc. Mgr. Matthias U Shwe, in accordance with canon 401 § 2 of ...
  • 8 April 2015
    ASIA/INDIA - Appointment of Bishop of Bagdogra
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On April 7, 2015, the Holy Father appointed Fr. Vincent Aind, of the clergy of Jalpaiguri, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Morning Star Regional Seminary as Bishop of the Diocese of Bagdogra ...
  • 8 April 2015
    AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Appointment of the Apostolic Vicar of Tucupita
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 7 April 2015, the Holy Father appointed Fr. Ernesto José Romero Rivas, O.F.M. Cap., Pastor and Pro-Vicar of Tucupita as Apostolic Vicar of Tucupita, Venezuela. He has been assigned the titular se ...
  • 1 April 2015
    AFRICA/DR CONGO - Appointment of Auxiliary Bishops of Kinshasa
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 31 March 2015 the Holy Father appointed Fr. Donatien Bafuidinsoni, S.I., Judicial Vicar of the same Archdiocese, as Auxiliary for the Archdiocese of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo as ...
  • 1 April 2015
    AFRICA/DR CONGO - Appointment of the Bishop of Kalemie-Kirungu
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 31 March 2015, the Holy Father appointed Fr. Christophe Amade, M.Afr., Provincial Superior of the White Fathers for Central Africa as Bishop of the Diocese of Kalemie-Kirungu, in the Democratic Re ...
  • 31 March 2015
    AFRICA/MOZAMBIQUE - Appointment of Auxiliary of Xai-Xai
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 30 March 2015, the Holy Father appointed Fr. Alberto Vera Aréjula, O.de M., Delegate Provincial Superior of Mercedari in Mozambique and Pastor in Xai-Xai as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Xai ...
  • 30 March 2015
    AFRICA/NIGERIA - Resignation of the Bishop of Makurdi and appointment of successor
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 28 March 2015 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Makurdi (Nigeria), by His Exc. Mgr. Athanasius Atule Usuh, in accordance with can. 401 § 2 of the C ...
  • 30 March 2015
    ASIA/JAPAN - Resignation of the Bishop of Nagoya and appointment of Successor
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 29 March 2015, the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Nagoya, Japan, by His Exc. Mgr. Augustinus Jun-ichi Nomura, according to Canon 401 § 1 of the Code ...
  • 16 February 2015
    ASIA/INDONESIA – New Archbishop of Samarinda appointed
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – The Holy Father, Pope Francis, on 16 February 2015, has appointed Archbishop of Samarinda (Indonesia) Mons Yustinus Harjosusanto, M.S.F., until now Bishop of Tanjung Selor. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 16 ...

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