Tuesday, December 21, 2010

VATICAN: POPE ACCEPTED RETIREMENT OF BISHOP SAN DIEGO OF THE PHILIPPINES


OTHER PONTIFICAL ACTS

VATICAN CITY, 21 DEC 2010 (VIS REPORTS) - The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Pasig, Philippines, presented by Bishop Francisco C. San Diego, upon having reached the age limit.

RE/ VIS 20101221 (40) IMAGE SOURCE: DAYLIFE.COM

IN MEMORIAM

VATICAN CITY, 21 DEC 2010 (VIS) - The following prelates died in recent weeks:

- Cardinal Michele Giordano, archbishop of Naples, Italy, on 2 December at the age of 80.

- Bishop Michael Bunluen Mansap, emeritus of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, on 2 December at the age of 81.

- Bishop Bernard Patrick Devlin, emeritus of Gibraltar, on 15 December at the age of 89.

- Bishop Ambrosio Echebarria Arriota, emeritus of Barbastro-Monzon, Spain, on 6 December at the age of 88.

- Bishop Jose dos Santos Garcia S.M.P., emeritus of Pemba, Mozambique,, on 11 December at the age of 97.

- Bishop Raymond Philip Kalisz S.V.D., emeritus of Wewak, Papua New Guinea, on 12 December at the age of 83.

- Bishop Ferenc Keszthelyi O. Cist., emeritus of Vac, Hungary, on 6 December at the age of 82.

- Archbishop-bishop Julio Tavares Rebimbas, emeritus of Porto, Portugal, on 6 December at the age of 88.

- Bishop John Thomas Steinbock of Fresno, U.S.A., on 5 December at the age of 73.

- Bishop George Otto Wirz, former auxiliary of Madison, U.S.A., on 23 November at the age of 81.

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