Other Pontifical Acts, 31.05.2016
Vatican City, 31 May 2016 – The Holy Father has appointed:
- Fr. John Bosco Chang Shin-Ho as auxiliary of the archdiocese of Daegu (area 9,129, population 4,530,495, Catholics 485,341, priests 436, religious 1,479), Korea. The bishop-elect was born in Daegu, Korea in 1966 and was ordained a priest in 1998. He holds a bachelor's degree in theology from the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical Athenaeum in Rome, and a licentiate and doctorate in liturgy from the St. Anselm Pontifical Liturgical Institute, Rome. He has served in a number of roles, including parish vicar and lecturer in the major seminary of Daegu. He is currently executive secretary of the liturgical committee of the Korean Episcopal Conference.
- Msgr. Josè Elmer Imas Mangalinao as auxiliary of the archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan (area 1,565, population 1,370,000, Catholics 1,137,000, priests 107, religious 117), Philippines. The bishop-elect was born in Cabiao, Philippines in 1960 and was ordained a priest in 1985. He holds a licentiate in theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, and has served in a number of roles including spiritual director of the Maria Assunta Seminary in Cabanatuan City, parish vicar, episcopal vicar for pastoral planning, parish priest, and member of the College of Consultors. He is currently vicar general and head of the College of the Immaculate Conception in Cabanatuan City.
- Msgr. Edward M. Deliman as auxiliary of the archdiocese of Philadelphia (area 5,652, population 4,063,958, Catholics 1,446,508, priests 779, permanent deacons 283, religious 3,050), U.S.A. The bishop-elect was born in 1947 in Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A., and was ordained a priest in 1973. He has served in a number of roles including pastor of several parishes in Philadelphia, and associate director of the archdiocesan office of youth pastoral ministry, defender of the bond at the Metropolitan Tribunal of Philadelphia, spiritual director of the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, mentor of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Leadership Institute, coordinator of priestly vocations for the county of Chester in Pennsylvania, member of the Diocesan Priest Continuing Formation Committee, and member of the presbyteral council. He was named Prelate of Honour of His Holiness in 1991. He is currently pastor of the St. Charles Borromeo parish.
- Bishop Vitaliy Skomarovskyi of Lutsk, Ukraine, as apostolic administrator "sede vacante" of the diocese of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, Ukraine.