Acta of the Holy See

  • 1 February 2006
    ASIA/INDIA - The Pope appoints new Bishop of Jalpaiguri Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 31 January 2006, appointed Bishop of Jalpaiguri (India), Rev. Clement Tirkey, Vicar General of the diocese of Bagdogra. The new Bishop was born on 12 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Bish ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 D ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 titula ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 deleg ...
  • 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., ...
  • 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-dio ...
  • 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 Seo ...
  • 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 met ...

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