ASIA/INDIA - Resignation of the Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore and Appointment of successor

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father Benedict XVI on November 21, 2012 accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (India), by His Exc. Mgr. A. Malayappan Chinnappa, S.D.B., in accordance with can. 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law and appointed Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore His Exc. Mgr. George Antonysamy, Titular Archbishop of Sulci, Apostolic Nuncio in Liberia, Gambia and Sierra Leone. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 21/11/2012)