AFRICA/MOZAMBIQUE - Resignation of Archbishop of Nampula and appointment of apostolic administrator

Monday, 25 July 2016

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – The Holy Father, Pope Francis, on 25 July 2016, accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the archdiocese of Nampula, in Mozambique, presented by Mgr. Tomé Makhweliha, S.C.I., in conformity canon. 401§ 2 of the Code of Canon Law, and appointed Bishop Ernesto Maguengue, Titular Bishop of Fornos minore and Auxiliary of the same, Apostolic Administrator “sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis” of the archdiocese of Nampula. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 25/07/2016)