AFRICA/ETIOPIA - Resignation of the Apostolic Vicar of Nekemte and Successor

Monday, 11 November 2013

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father, on 10 November 2013, accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Apostolic Vicariate in Nekemte, Ethiopia, by His Exc. Mgr. Theodorus van Ruijven, C.M., in accordance with canon 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law. He is succeeded by His Exc. Mgr. Varghese Thottamkara, C.M., Coadjutor of the same Apostolic Vicariate. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 11/11/2013)