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Monday, June 26, 2006


VATICAN CITY, JUN 24, 2006 (VIS) - The Holy Father:

 - Accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Gorlitz, Germany, presented by Bishop Rudolf Muller, upon having reached the age limit.

 - Appointed Fr. Jose Ignacio Munilla Aguirre, pastor of the parish of "El Salvador" in San Sebastian, Spain, as bishop of Palencia (area 8,028, population 173,990, Catholics 165,290, priests 310, religious 668), Spain. The bishop-elect was born in Zumarraga, Spain in 1961 and ordained a priest in 1986.

 - Appointed Bishop Michele Seccia of San Severo, Italy, as bishop of Teramo-Atri (area 1,480, population 248,000, Catholics 240,000, priests 190, permanent deacons 11, religious 249), Italy.
RE:NER/.../MULLER:MUNILLA:SECCIA                    VIS 20060626 (120)

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