24 June 2016

Chullikatt named Kyrgyzstan Nuncio

Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikatt was named Apostolic Nuncio to Kyrgyzstan in addition to his other posts.

Randazzo and Umbers named Sydney Auxiliaries

Bishop-elect Anthony Randazzo and Bishop-elect Richard James Umbers were named Auxiliary Bishops of Sydney, Australia and titular bishops of Quiza and Thala, respectively.

Zammit named Gibraltar Bishop

Bishop-elect Carmelo Zammit was named Bishop of Gibraltar.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Ralph Heskett, C.SS.R. was named Bishop of Hallam, England in May 2014.

Jimenez named Chalan Kanoa Bishop

Bishop-elect Ryan Jimenez was named Bishop of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania).

The diocese had been vacant since the retirement of Bishop Tomas Aguon Camacho in April 2010.

De Rosa retired, Battaglia named Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de’ Goti Bishop

Bishop Michele De Rosa retired and Bishop-elect Domenico Battaglia was named Bishop of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy.

Twal retired as Jerusalem Patriarch

Patriarch Fouad Boutros Twal retired as Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine.

Archbishop-elect Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M. was named Apostolic Administrator and titular archbishop of Verbe.

Athai named Taunggyi Archbishop

Archbishop-designate Basilio Athai was named Archbishop of Taunggyi, Myanmar.

The archdiocese had been vacant since the resignation of Archbishop Matthias U Shwe in April 2015.

Archbishop-designate Athai had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of the same archdiocese.

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