Other Pontifical Acts – 3 April 2014

Vatican City, 3 April 2014 (VIS) - The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Mandalay, Myanmar, presented by Archbishop Paul Zinghtung Grawng, upon reaching the age limit. He is succeeded by Bishop Nicholas Mang Thang, coadjutor of the same archdiocese.

Our New Coadjutor Archbishop!

23 January 2013Dear Rev Msgr GohPlease accept my warmest congratulations on your upcoming ordination as Coadjutor Archbishop of Singapore. I have accepted Archbishop Nicholas Chia’s invitation to the Ordination Reception on 23 February 2013, and look forward to meeting you then.The Catholic Church has played a significant role in Singapore’s history, and forms a key [...]

Coadjutor Archbishop-elect’s coat of arms

Msgr William Goh has been appointed by the Holy See as Coadjutor Archbishop of Singapore with the right to succession. The Holy See is also assigning Msgr Goh a titular see which is no longer inhabited.The following is an explanation of the symbols on the Coadjutor Archbishop-elect’s coat of arms:On the left: The lion represents [...]

Coadjutor Archbishop-elect’s coat of arms

Msgr William Goh has been appointed by the Holy See as Coadjutor Archbishop of Singapore with the right to succession. The Holy See is also assigning Msgr Goh a titular see which is no longer inhabited. The following is an explanation of the symbols on the Coadjutor Archbishop-elect’s coat of arms:On the left: The lion [...]

Coadjutor Archbishop of Kota Kinabalu appointed

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, on 21 June 2010, appointed Rev. John Wong Soo Kau, Coadjutor Archbishop of Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia). Until now Rev Wong Soo Kau was vice-director of the Propaedeutic Year at St. Peter’s College, Kuching.Rev. John Wong Soo Kau, was born on 6 June 1968 in [...]