ASIA/JAPAN - Resignation of the Bishop of Nagoya and appointment of Successor

Monday, 30 March 2015

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 29 March 2015, the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Nagoya, Japan, by His Exc. Mgr. Augustinus Jun-ichi Nomura, according to Canon 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law. The Holy Father appointed His Exc. Mgr. Michael Gorō Matsuura, titular Bishop of Sfasferia and Auxiliary of Osaka as Bishop of Nagoya (Japan). (SL) (Agenzia Fides 30/03/2015)