24 December 2016

Desfarges named Alger Archbishop

Archbishop-designate Paul Jacques Marie Desfarges, S.J. was named Archbishop of Alger, Algeria.

The archdiocese had been vacant since Archbishop Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla Bader was named Apostolic Nuncio to Pakistan in May 2015.

Archbishop-designate Desfarges had been serving as Bishop of Constantine (-Hippone).

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