AFRICA/CAMEROON - Resignation of the Archbishop of Yaoundé and appointment of the Apostolic Administrator

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Holy Father Francis, on 29 July 2013, accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Archdiocese of Yaoundé (Cameroon) by His Exc. Mgr. Simon-Victor Tonyé Bakot, in accordance with canon 401 § 2 of the Code of Canon Law and appointed His Exc. Mgr. Jean Mbarga Bishop of the diocese of Ebolowa (Cameroon), Apostolic Administrator "ad nutum vacant et Sanctae Sedis" of the same Archdiocese of Yaoundé. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 30/07/2013)