Archivi tag: archbishop

AFRICA/CONGO – Resignation of the Archbishop of Brazzaville and appointment of successor

Vatican City – On November 21, 2021 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the metropolitan archdiocese of Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, presented by Archbishop Anatole Milandou.He is succeeded by Archbishop Bienvenu Manamika Bafouakouahou, until now coadjutor of the same metropolitan see.

ASIA/SOUTH KOREA – The Catholic community of Seoul welcomes the new Archbishop

Seoul – Mgr. Peter Chung Soon-Taick O.C.D., is the new Archbishop of Seoul and Apostolic Administrator of Pyongyang. The appointment of the Holy See was announced on October 28 by Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, currently Archbishop of Seoul, during the Holy Mass in the Cathedral of Myeong-dong, which the Archdiocese of Seoul dedicates on the… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/KOREA – Resignation of the Archbishop of Seoul, Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, and appointment of his successor

Vatican City – The Holy Father Francis has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Seoul presented by His Eminence Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, and has appointed His Excellency Msgr. Peter Chung Soon-Taick, OCD, currently titular Bishop of Tamazuca and Auxiliary of the same Metropolitan Seat as Metropolitan Archdiocese of… Leggi tutto »

VATICAN – Archbishop Dal Toso: the missionary enthusiasm of a young woman, Pauline Jaricot, an example for today

Vatican City – A reflection on the figure of Pauline Jaricot, the foundress of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, whose beatification in 2022 will take place within the framework of important anniversaries: this is the theme of His Exc. Mgr. Giampietro Dal Toso, President of the Pontifical Mission Societies and Assistant Secretary… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/INDIA – Archbishop of Bangalore refuses to collect data on the activities of Christian missionaries

Bangalore – The Christian churches are critical of the plans of the government of the Indian state of Karnataka to conduct special research and collection of data on the activities of missionaries and employees of Christian churches. Msgr. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore, the capital of the vast state of southern India. On October 13,… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/SYRIA – Successor of Greek Orthodox Archbishop Boulos Yazigi appointed in Aleppo, eight years after his mysterious disappearance

Aleppo – The Synod of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch, led by Patriarch Yohanna X Yazigi, has appointed Bishop Efrem Maalouli as new metropolitan of the Greek Orthodox archieparchy of Aleppo and Alexandretta. The appointment also acquires importance in light of the fact that the assigned episcopal see had been vacant for more than… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/CAMEROON – Archbishop of Bamenda: conflict continues, religious leaders engaged in difficult mediation

Vatican City – “In many other parts of the world where there is an ongoing conflict, if someone dies or there are attacks, the press all over the planet talk about it. In Cameroon, clashes, killings, massacres or kidnappings have been taking place every day for years, but nobody talks about it. Obviously they are… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/TUNISIA – Archbishop Antoniazzi: the appointment of a woman as prime minister is not just an “image campaign”

Tunis – An “image campaign”? Well, it depends on how you look at it … “, said Archbishop Ilario Antoniazzi, at the head of the Catholic Archdiocese of Tunis, referring to comments and analysis of the western media, which tend to support the decision of the Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed to appoint Professor Najla Bouden… Leggi tutto »

AMERICA/EL SALVADOR – Archbishop Escobar Alas: no to constitutional reform according to an international project on abortion and euthanasia

San Salvador – The Archbishop of San Salvador, José Luis Escobar Alas, disapproved last Sunday, September 26, of the constitutional reform proposals in which reference is made to abortion and euthanasia. “It is sad that they are trying to present to the Assembly a project that follows the patterns, which we know well, of an… Leggi tutto »

AMERICA/PANAMA – The Archbishop of Panama: “We have a corrupt society and no one takes the first step to transform it”

Panama City – The Archbishop of Panama, Mgr. José Domingo Ulloa, made an energetic appeal to Panamanians to tackle and resolve the “great problem” of corruption that afflicts the country and society, and that, he said, happens above all in knowing how to choose one’s rulers. “Corruption is a real problem, and at the moment… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/TANZANIA – Archbishop of Dar es Salaam orders vaccination of all priests

Dar es Salaam – “Every priest has to be vaccinated against Covid 19 … It is a disease that touches us deeply because it costs us the lives of our loved ones. Let’s take it seriously”, said His Exc. Mgr. Jude Thaddaeus Ruwai’chi OFM, Archbishop of Dar es Salaam, who ordered the vaccination of all… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/DR CONGO – Assault on the Archbishop’s residence: Cardinal Ambongo forgives perpetrators and instigators

Kinshasa – “You prayed for the Cardinal for what happened last week. Today I wanted to thank you. You have shown that you love your Cardinal. You have shown that we are one family”, said His Eminence Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo, Archbishop of Kinshasa on Sunday, August 8, referring to the assault on his residence and… Leggi tutto »