AFRICA/CHAD - Resignation of the Bishop of Doba and appointment of the Apostolic Administrator

Friday, 31 January 2014

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 30 January 2014, the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the diocese of Doba (Chad), by His Exc. Mgr. Michele Russo, M.C.C.J., in accordance with canon 401 § 2 of the Code of Canon Law. The Pope appointed His Exc. Mgr. Miguel Ángel Sebastián Martínez, M.C.C.J., Bishop of the Diocese of Lai as Apostolic Administrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of Doba (Chad). (SL) (Agenzia Fides 31/01/2014)