ASIA/INDONESIA - Resignation of the Archbishop of Pontianak and appointment of successor

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On June 3, 2014, the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Archdiocese of Pontianak (Indonesia), presented by Archbishop Hieronymus Herculanus Bumbun, O.F.M. Cap, in accordance with can. 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law. The Pope appointed His Exc. Mgr. Agustinus Agus as Archbishop of Pontianak, transferring him from the episcopal see of Sintang (Indonesia). (SL) (Agenzia Fides 04/06/2014)