08 January 2021

Ispahan renamed Teheran-Ispahan; Mathieu named Archbishop

The Archdiocese of of Ispahan has been renamed to the Archdiocese of Teheran-Ispahan, Iran.

Archbishop-elect Dominique Mathieu, O.F.M. Conv. was named its first Archbishop.

The jurisdiction had been vacant since the retirement of Archbishop Ignazio Bedini, S.D.B. in January 2015.

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