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05 September 2018

Prizren elevated to Diocese; Gjergji as Bishop

The Apostolic Administration of Prizren was elevated to the Diocese of Prizren-Prishtina, Serbia.

Bishop Dodë Gjergji was named its Bishop.

He had been serving as Apostolic Administrator of the same jurisdiction.

15 August 2018

Peña Parra named Secretariat of State Sostituto

Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra was named Substitute (Sostituto) of the Secretariat of State.

The post had been vacant since then-Archbishop Giovanni Angelo Becciu was elevated to a Cardinal in June 2018.

Archbishop Peña Parra had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique.

Garnier died, Dollmann succeeded as Cambrai Archbishop

Archbishop François Charles Garnier died and Archbishop Vincent Dollmann succeeded as Archbishop of Cambrai, France.

Archbishop Dollmann had been serving as Coadjutor Archbishop of the same archdiocese.

Archbishop Garnier was 74 years old. He had served as a priest for 48 years and as a bishop for 27 years. May he rest in peace.

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