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Thursday, March 29, 2007


VATICAN CITY, MAR 29, 2007 (VIS) - The Holy Father:

 - Accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Daegu, Korea, presented by Archbishop Paul Ri Moun-hi, in accordance with canon 401 para. 2 of the Code of Canon Law.

 - Appointed Msgr. Alfredo Abbondi as bureau chief at the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See.
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VATICAN CITY, MAR 29, 2007 (VIS) - The Holy Father today received in separate audiences:

 - Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, major archbishop of Lviv of the Ukrainians, Ukraine.

 - Seven prelates from the Italian Episcopal Conference, on their "ad limina" visit:

    - Archbishop Paolo Romeo of Palermo.

    - Archbishop Salvatore Gristina of Catania.

    - Archbishop Calogero La Piana S.D.B., of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, accompanied by Auxiliary Bishop Francesco Montenegro.

    - Archbishop-Bishop Pio Vittorio Vigo of Acireale.

    - Archbishop Salvatore Di Cristina of Monreale.

    - Bishop Salavatore Pappalardo of Nicosia.
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