Resignation and Succession of the Bishop of Ponta de Pedras (Brazil).


Pope Francis, on 23 September, accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Ponta de Pedras/PA (Brazil), presented by his Excellency Monsignor Alessio Saccardo SJ in accordance with Canon 401.1 of the Code of Canon Law. He will be succeeded by Monsignor Teodoro Mendes Tavares C.S.Sp., until now co-adjutor of this same diocese.

Source: Vatican.

Photo: Monsignor Alessio Saccardo SJ and Monsignor Teodoro Mendes Tavares C.S.Sp.

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