ASIA/MALAYSIA - KUCHING - ARCHBISHOP PETER CHAUNG HOAN TING RESIGNS, MGR JOHN HA TIONG HOCK APPOINTED

Monday, 23 June 2003

Vatican City (Fides Service) – The Holy Father Pope John Paul II has (18 June 2003) accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the archdiocese of Kuching, Malaysia, presented by Archbishop Peter Chaung Hoan Ting, in conformity with the Code of Canon Law, code 401,1.
The Holy Father has appointed (18 June 2003) Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuching, Malaysia, Mgr John Ha Tiong Hock, until now titular Bishop of Canapio and Auxiliary of the Kuching archdiocese. (Fides Service 21/6/2003 EM lines 10 Words: 98)


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