14 August 2015

Bizzeti named Anatolia Vicar

Bishop-elect Paolo Bizzeti, S.J. was named Vicar Apostolic of Anatolia, Turkey and titular bishop of Tabae.

The Vicariate Apostolic had been vacant since the death of Bishop Luigi Padovese, O.F.M. Cap. in June 2010.

04 August 2015

Castro Aguayo named Margarita Bishop

Bishop Fernando José Castro Aguayo was named Bishop of Margarita, Venezuela.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Jorge Anibal Quintero Chacón was named Bishop of Barcelona in July 2014.

Bishop Castro Aguayo had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela.

01 August 2015

Ortega Martín named Jordan and Iraq Nuncio

Archbishop-elect Alberto Ortega Martín was named Apostolic Nuncio to Jordan and Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq and titular archbishop of Midila.

The posts had been vacant since Archbishop Giorgio Lingua was named Apostolic Nuncio to Cuba in March 2015.

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