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Acta of the Holy See

2003-05-26

ASIA/MYANMAR - APPOINTMENT OF METROPOLITAN ARCHBISHOPS IN YANGON AND MANDALAY AND BISHOP OF PATHEIN

Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope John Paul II has, 24 May 2003, made the following appointments in Myanmar:
1. he appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Yangon, Bishop Charles Bo SDB, until now Bishop of Pathein.
2. he appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Mandalay Bishop Paul Grawng, until now Bishop of Myiykyina.
3. he appointed Bishop of Pathein, Bishop John Hsane Hgyi titular of Puppi and until now auxiliary of Pathein. (Fides Service 26/5/2003 EM lines 8 Words: 89)

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