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Acta of the Holy See

2003-05-26

ASIA/MALAYSIA - KUALA LUMPUR - ARCHBISHOP ANTONY SOTER FERNANDEZ RESIGNS, MGR. MURPHY NICHOLAS XAVIER PAKIAM, APPOINTED

Vatican City (Fides Service) – The Holy Father, Pope John Paul II has (24 May 2003) accepted the resignation of the pastoral government of the archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia) presented by Archbishop Antony Soter Fernandez, in conformity with the Code of Canon Law, canon 401,2.
The Holy Father has appointed (24 May 2003) Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Bishop Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam titular of Cunavia and until now Auxiliary of Kuala Lumpur. (Fides Service 26/5/2003 EM lines 6 Words: 79)

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