Acta of the Holy See

  • 1 February 2006
    ASIA/INDIA - The Pope creates dioceses of Nongstoin and Jowai and appoints first Bishops
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, in 28 January 2006, created the dioceses of Nongstoin and Jowai (India) with territory taken from the Archdiocese of Shillong, making them suffragan of the same m ...
  • 28 January 2006
    ASIA/INDIA - The Pope appoints new bishop of Gumla
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 28 January 2006 appointed Bishop of Gumla (India) Rev. Mgr Paul Alois Lakra, until now diocesan administrator of the same diocese. The new Bishop Paul Alois Lak ...
  • 25 January 2006
    AFRICA/KENYA - The Pope appoints new Vicar Apostolic of Isiolo
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 25 January 2006, appointed Vicar Apostolic of Isiolo (Kenya) Bishop Anthony Ireri Mukobo, I.M.C., titular Bishop of Rusgunie, until now Auxiliary Bishop of the ...
  • 23 January 2006
    AFRICA/CAMEROON - Archbishop of Bamenda resigns, successor appointed
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 23 January 2006 accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the archdiocese of Bamenda (Cameroon) presented by Archbishop Paul Verdzekov in conformit ...
  • 21 January 2006
    AFRICA/RWANDA - The Pope appoints new Bishop of Kabgayi
    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 21 January 2006 appointed Bishop of Kabgayi (Rwanda) Rev. Mgr. Smaragde Mbonyintege, Rector of Nyakibanda Major Seminary. The new Bishop was born on 2 February ...
  • 21 January 2006
    ASIA/ VIÊT NAM - Auxiliary of Hà Nôi archdiocese resigns
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 21 January 2006 accepted the renunciation of the office of Auxiliary Bishop of the archdiocese of Hà Nôi (Viêt Nam) presented by Bishop Paul Lê Dac Trong, ...
  • 20 January 2006
    ASIA/SRI LANKA - The Pope appoints new Bishop of Ratnapura
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 20 January 2006, appointed Bishop of Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, Rev. Ivan Tilak Jayasundera of the diocesan clergy of Kandy, until now professor of liturgy at Nationa ...
  • 17 January 2006
    ASIA/KOREA - The Pope appoints new auxiliary Bishop of Pusan
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 17 January 2006 appointed Auxiliary of the diocese of Pusan (Korea) Rev. Paul Hwang Cheol-soo, former diocesan chancellor, assigning to him the titular see of V ...
  • 16 January 2006
    ASIA/TAIWAN - The Pope appoints new Bishop of Kiayi
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 16 January 2006 appointed Bishop of Kiayi (Taiwan) Rev. Fr. John Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D., until now headmaster of Kiayi Catholic School and Professor at Taipei ...
  • 9 January 2006
    ASIA/KOREA - New Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul appointed
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 3 January 2006 appointed auxiliary Bishop of the archdiocese of 2006 of Seoul (Korea) Rev. Basilio Cho Kyu-man, Professor at the Major Seminary of Seoul and exe ...
  • 9 January 2006
    ASIA/TAIWAN - Bishop of Kaohsiung resigns, successor appointed
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI on 5 January 2006 accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the diocese of Kaohsiung (Taiwan) presented by Cardinal Paul Shan Kuo-shi, S.I., in confor ...
  • 9 January 2006
    AMERICA/CANADA - Bishop of Whitehorse appointed
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI on 5 January 2006 appointed Bishop of Whitehorse (Canada) Rev. Gary Gordon of the clergy of Vancouver, until now parish priest and the Archbishop’s delegate for pr ...
  • 9 January 2006
    AFRICA/D.R.CONGO - Bishop of Luebo appointed
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 7 January 2006 appointed Bishop of Luebo (DR Congo) Rev. Pierre-Célestin Tshitoko Mamba of the clergy of Kananga, until now rector of the Inter-diocesan Phil ...
  • 15 December 2005
    ASIA/MYANMAR - The Pope establishes new diocese of Pekhon and appoints first Bishop
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 15 December 2005 established the diocese of Pekhon (Myanmar), with territory taken from the archdiocese of Taunggyi, making it suffragan of the same metropolitan ...
  • 15 December 2005
    AFRICA/NIGERIA - The Pope establishes new diocese of Uromi and appoints first Bishop
    Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 14 December 2005 established the diocese of Uromi (Nigeria) with territory taken from the archdiocese of Benin City making it suffragan of the same metropolitan ...

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