15 August 2023

Osaka and Takamatsu combined to Osaka-Takamatsu

The archdiocese of Osaka and the diocese of Takamatsu were combined to form the Archdiocese of Osaka-Takamatsu, Japan.

The diocese of Takamatsu was vacant.

The archdiocese of Osaka was being led by Thomas Aquino Manyo Cardinal Maeda with Bishop Paul Toshihiro Sakai as an Auxiliary; both are transferred to the new jurisdiction.

08 August 2023

Filipazzi named Poland Nuncio

Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi was named Apostolic Nuncio to Poland.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio was named President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy in January 2023.

Archbishop Filipazzi had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria.

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