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Resignations and Appointments, 17.11.2018

Resignation of metropolitan archbishop of Hà Nôi and appointment of successor

Appointment of apostolic nuncio in Sierra Leone

Appointment of special envoy to the conclusion of the 525th anniversary of the first Holy Mass celebrated in the Americas (Isabela, Dominican Republic, 5 January 2019)

 

Resignation of metropolitan archbishop of Hà Nôi and appointment of successor

The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Hà Nôi, Vietnam, presented by His Eminence Cardinal Peter Nguyên Vãn Nhon.

The Pope has appointed as archbishop of the same metropolitan see of Hà Nôi H.E. Msgr. Joseph Vu Vãn Thiên, currently bishop of Hai Phòng.

 

Appointment of apostolic nuncio in Sierra Leone

The Holy Father has appointed as apostolic nuncio in Sierra Leone H.E. Msgr. Dagoberto Campos Salas, titular archbishop of Forotoniana, apostolic nuncio in Liberia and in Gambia.

 

Appointment of special envoy to the conclusion of the 525th anniversary of the first Holy Mass celebrated in the Americas (Isabela, Dominican Republic, 5 January 2019)

The Holy Father has appointed His Eminence Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chávez, auxiliary of San Salvador, as his special envoy at the conclusion of the 525th anniversary of the first Holy Mass celebrated in the Americas, to take place in Isabela, diocese of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on 5 January 2019.