AMERICA/PERU - Resignation of Vicar Apostolic of Requena and succession

Tuesday, 30 August 2005

Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI on 30 July 2005, accepted the resignation of the pastoral government of the Apostolic Vicariate of Requena (Peru) presented by Bishop Victor De la Peña Pérez, O.F.M., in conformity with the Code of Canon Law, can. 401 § 2, who is suceeded by Bishop Juan Tomás Oliver Climent, O.F.M., Coadjutor of the Vicariate. (S.L.) (Agenzia Fides 30/8/2005; Righe 5; Parole 75)