25 July 2013

Scarpellini named El Alto Bishop

Bishop Eugenio Scarpellini was named Bishop of El Alto, Bolivia.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Jesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B. was named Archbishop of Sucre in February 2013. Bishop Scarpellini had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of the same diocese.

06 July 2013

Kocherry named Bangladesh Nuncio

Archbishop George Kocherry as named Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Joseph Salvador Marino was named Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia in January 2013.

Archbishop Kocherry had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe.

03 July 2013

Arshad named Faisalabad Bishop

Bishop-elect Joseph Arshad was named Bishop of Faisalabad, Pakistan.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Joseph Coutts was named Archbishop of Karachi in January 2012.

Sainte-Marie retired, Ziyaye named Lilongwe Archbishop

Archbishop Rémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr. retired and Archbishop Tarcisius Gervazio Ziyaye was named Archbishop of Lilongwe, Malawi.

Archbishop Ziyaye had been serving as Archbishop of Blantyre.

Charanakunnel retired, Thakur named Raipur Archbishop

Archbishop Joseph Augustine Charanakunnel retired and Archbishop-designate Victor Henry Thakur was named Archbishop of Raipur, India.

Archbishop-designate Thakur had been serving as Bishop of Bettiah.

de Moura named Jardim Bishop

Bishop-elect João Gilberto de Moura was named Bishop of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Jorge Alves Bezerra, S.S.S. was named Bishop of Paracatu, Minas Gerais in November 2012.

Chaves dos Reis named Abaetetuba Bishop

Bishop-elect José Maria Chaves dos Reis was named Bishop of Abaetetuba, Para, Brazil.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Flávio Giovenale, S.D.B. was named Bishop of Santarém, Para in September 2012.

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