18 November 2013

Lackner named Salzburg Archbishop

Archbishop-designate Franz Lackner, O.F.M. was named Archbishop of Salzburg, Austria.

The archdiocese had been vacant since the retirement of Archbishop Alois Kothgasser, S.D.B. earlier this month.

Archbishop-designate Lackner had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Graz-Seckau.

04 November 2013

Popowicz named Przemyśl-Warszawa Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Eugeniusz Mirosław Popowicz was named Auxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl-Warszawa {-Warsaw} (Ukrainian), Poland and titular bishop of Horrea Coelia.

Kothgasser retired as Salzburg Archbishop

Archbishop Alois Kothgasser, S.D.B. retired as Archbishop of Salzburg, Austria.

Grampa retired, Lazzeri named Lugano Bishop

Bishop Pier Giacomo Grampa retired and Bishop-elect Valerio Lazzeri was named Bishop of Lugano, Switzerland.

Fabbricatore retired as Santa Maria di Grottaferrata Abbot

Abbot Emiliano Fabbricatore, O.S.B.I. retired as Abbot of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), Italy.

Duś retired, Górzyński and Markowski named Warszawa Auxiliaries

Bishop Marian Duś retired and Bishop-elect Józef Górzyński and Bishop-elect Rafał Markowski were named Auxiliary Bishops of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland and titular bishops of Leontium and Obba, respectively.

Gestori retired, Bresciani named San Benedetto del Tronto-Ripatransone-Montalto Bishop

Bishop Gervasio Gestori retired and Bishop-elect Carlo Bresciani was named Bishop of San Benedetto del Tronto-Ripatransone-Montalto, Italy.

Abou Khazen named Alep Vicar Apostolic

Bishop-elect Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M. was named Vicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria and titular bishop of Rusadus.

The post had been vacant since the retirement of Bishop Giuseppe Nazzaro, O.F.M. in April 2013.

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