ASIA/BANGLADESH - The Pope accepts resignation of Archbishop of Dhaka and appoints successor

Saturday, 9 July 2005

Vatican City(Fides Service) - The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI on 9 July 2005 accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the Archdiocese of Dhaka (Bangladesh) presented by Archbishop Michael Rozario in conformity with the Code of Canon Law, canon. 401 § 1. The Holy Father also appointed Archbishop of Dhaka Mgr Paulinus Costa until now Bishop of Rajshahi. (S.L.) (Agenzia Fides 9/7/2005; Righe 5; Parole 69)