AFRICA/LIBYA - Resignation of the Apostolic Vicar of Benghazi and appointment of the Apostolic Administrator

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On February 14, 2016, the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Apostolic Vicariate of Benghazi (Libya), presented by His Exc. Mgr. Sylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M., in accordance with canon 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law and appointed His Exc. Mgr. George Bugeja, O.F.M., Coadjutor Bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Tripoli (Libya) as Apostolic Administrator for the vacante et nutum Sanctae Sedis of the same Apostolic Vicariate. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 16/02/2016)