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Monday, November 22, 2010


VATICAN CITY, 22 NOV 2010 (VIS) - The Holy Father appointed:

 - Fr. Jose Bonello O.F.M., vicar general of the diocese of Comayagua, Honduras, and pastor of "Santa Ana" in La Libertad, as coadjutor of Juticalpa (area 24,341, population 578,000, Catholics 530,000, priests 23, religious 49), Honduras. The bishop-elect was born in Xaghra, Malta in 1961 and ordained a priest in 1985.

 - Bishop Vincenzo Di Mauro, secretary of the Prefecture for Economic Affairs of the Holy See, as coadjutor bishop of Vigevano (area 1,509, population 184,356, Catholics 174,869, priests 118, permanent deacons 10, religious 198), Italy, giving him the "ad personam" title of archbishop. The archbishop-elect was born in Monza, Italy in 1951, he was ordained a priest in 1976 and consecrated a bishop in 2007.

  On Saturday 20 November it was made public that he appointed Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, apostolic nuncio to Pakistan, as apostolic nuncio to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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