AFRICA/ALGERIA - Resignation and appointment of metropolitan archbishop of Alger

Tuesday, 28 December 2021

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On December 27, 2021 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the metropolitan archdiocese of Alger, Algeria, presented by Archbishop Paul Desfarges, S.J.
The Holy Father appointed Bishop Jean-Paul Vesco, O.P., of Oran, as metropolitan archbishop of the same see. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 28/12/2021)