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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Other Pontifical Acts

Vatican City, 10 June 2015 (VIS) – The Holy Father has accepted:

- the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Amargosa, Brazil, presented by Bishop Joao Nilton dos Santos Souza, in accordance with canon 401 para. 2 of the Code of Canon Law.

- appointed Bishop Teodoro Mendes Tavares, C.S.Sp., auxiliary of the archdiocese of Belem do Para, Brazil, as coadjutor bishop of the diocese of Ponta de Pedras (area 2,082, population 2,253,045, Catholics 1,857,243, priests 199, permanent deacons 82, religious 545), Brazil.

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