Tuesday, August 30, 2011

New Nuncios in Japan, Cuba

New Nuncios in Japan, Cuba
And Other Appointments, Including in South Africa

VATICAN CITY, AUG. 29, 2011 ( Benedict XVI named Archbishop
Joseph Chennoth as the apostolic nuncio in Japan and Archbishop Bruno
Musarò as the nuncio in Cuba.

Archbishop Chennoth, 67, is a native of India. He has served as nuncio
in the Central African Republic, Chad and Tanzania.

Archbishop Bruno Musarò, 63, is a native of Italy. He has served as
nuncio in Panama, Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, Mauritius, Guatemala,
and most recently in Peru.


In the Diocese of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Bishop Michael Gower
Coleman, 72, has resigned and Father James Brendan Deenihan has been
named the apostolic administrator.

Archbishop Karl Hesse has resigned from the Archdiocese of Rabaul in
Papa New Guinea. He is being succeeded by the coadjutor, Archbishop
Francesco Panfilo.

In Slovakia, Bishop Štefan Sečka has been named the bishop of the
Diocese of Spis. He succeeds Bishop František Tondra.

And in Haiti, Bishop Chibly Langlois has been moved from the Diocese of
Fort-Liberte to the Diocese of Les Cayes.

ZE11082904 - 2011-08-29

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