AFRICA/CHAD - Appointment of the Bishop of Laï

Monday, 16 December 2019

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 14 December the Holy Father appointed as bishop of the diocese of Laï, Chad, the Reverend Nicolas Nadju Bab, of the clergy of Laï, currently diocesan administrator of the same diocese.
The bishop-elect was born on 2 September 1969 in Béré, diocese of Laï. He entered the Saint Luc major seminary in Bakara/N’Djaména, where he completed his studies in philosophy and theology. He was awarded a master’s degree in International Cooperation and Development at the University of Santander, Spain. He was ordained a priest on 11 May 2002 and incardinated in the diocese of Laï.
Since ordination, he has held the following offices: parish priest of Saint François D’Assise in Baktchoro (2002-2008); parish priest of the “Sainte Famille” Cathedral of Laï (2008-2009); specialist studies in Spain (2009-2010); director of diocesan Caritas (since 2010); parish priest of the “Sainte Famille” Cathedral of Laï (2010-2013); administrator of the Nodjikwa parish of Ngamongo (2015-2018), and diocesan administrator of Laï (since 2018). (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 16/12/2019)