AFRICA/TANZANIA - Bishop of Dodoma resigns, the Pope appoints successor

Monday, 17 January 2005

Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father Pope John Paul II has, 15 January 2005, accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of Dodoma diocese (Tanzania), presented by Bishop Mathias Joseph Isuja in conformity with the Code of Canon Law code 401 § 1. At the same time the Pope appointed Bishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) Bishop Juda Thaddaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M.Cap., until now Bishop of Mbulu. (S.L.) (Agenzia Fides 17/1/2005; Righe 5; Parole 68)