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Other Pontifical Acts, 13.02.2017

The Holy Father has appointed Fr. Yunan Tombe Trille Kuku Andali as bishop of Obeid (area 888,938, population 9,006,000, Catholics 100,000, priests 30, religious 19), Sudan. The bishop-elect was born in 1964 in Tojoro, Sudan, and was ordained a priest in 1991. He holds a licentiate and doctorate in canon law from the Catholic University of Nairobi, Kenya, and has served as parish collaborator in El Nahud, Nayala, El Fasher and Kadaguli (1991-1995); rector of the minor seminary of El Obeid (1995-2002); vicar general of the diocese (1997-2002) and pastor of All Saints Parish in Saraf Jamus. He is currently rector of the interdiocesan St. Paul’s Seminary in Juba.