ASIA/MYANMAR - Resignation of the Bishop of Loikaw and appointment of the Apostolic Administrator

Monday, 28 April 2014

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On April 26, 2014 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Loikaw (Myanmar) by His Exc. Mgr. Sotero Phamo, in accordance with can. 401 § 2 of the Code of Canon Law, and appointed His Exc. Mgr. Stephen Tjephe, Auxiliary Bishop of Loikaw, Apostolic Administrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the same diocese. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 28/04/2014)