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Friday, September 29, 2006


VATICAN CITY, SEP 29, 2006 (VIS) - The Holy Father appointed:

- Bishop Giacomo Lanzetti, auxiliary of Turin, as Bishop of Alghero-Bosa (area 2,012, population 106,400, Catholics 106,200, priests 91, permanent deacons 3, religious 208), Italy. He succeeds Bishop Antonio Vacca, in conformity with can. 401 paragraph 2 of the CIC.

 - Monsignor Sergio Pintor, Director of the CEI Office for the Pastoral of Health and Consultant of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers, as bishop of Ozieri (area 2,288, population 57,000, Catholics 56,000, priests 58, religious 44), Italy. The bishop-elect was born in Oristano, Italy, in 1937 and was ordained a priest in 1961.
NER:RE/.../LANZETTI:VACCA:PINTOR                    VIS 20060929 (110)

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