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Friday, July 22, 2011


VATICAN CITY, 22 JUL 2011 (VIS) - The Holy Father:

 - Appointed Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, apostolic nuncio to the Russian Federation, also as apostolic nuncio to Uzbekistan.

 - Appointed Bishop Vincent Jordy, auxiliary of Strasbourg, France, as bishop of Saint-Claude (area 4,499, population 258,000, Catholics 183,000, priests 122, permanent deacons 15, religious 157), France.

 - Appointed Fr. Eduards Pavlovskis of the clergy of the archdiocese of Riga, Latvia, pastor of the parish of Christ the King, as bishop of Jelgava (area 13,620, population 329,724, Catholics 80,520, priests 27, religious 6), Latvia. The bishop-elect was born in Bresne, Latvia in 1950 and ordained a priest in 1975. He succeeds Bishop Antons Justs, whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same diocese the Holy Father accepted, upon having reached the age limit.
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