AFRICA/TANZANIA - Resignation of Bishop of Tunduru-Masasi and succession

Tuesday, 30 August 2005

Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI on 25 August 2005 accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the diocese of Tunduru-Masasi (Tanzania), presented by Bishop Magnus Mwalunyungu in conformity with Canon Law canon 401 § 1 who is succeeded by Bishop Castor Paul Msemwa, Coadjutor of the same diocese. (S.L.) (Agenzia Fides 30/8/2005; Righe 5; Parole 67)