On Saturday, 19 October, the Holy Father:
- appointed Msgr. Lucius Hre Kung of the clergy of Hakha, Myanmar, as bishop of the same diocese (area 10,045, population 720,397, Catholics 31,397, priests 63, permanent deacons , religious 80). The bishop-elect was born in Hnaring, Myanmar in 1959 and was ordained a priest in 1989. He has served in a number of pastoral roles, including: parish priest of Tedim, parish priest of Hnaring, vicar of the vicariate forane of Hakha, parish priest of the Cathedral, and vicar general.
- Gian Piero Milano, adjunct promoter of justice, as promoter of justice at the Ecclesiastic Tribunal of Vatican City State.