Elevation to the dignity of bishop of the apostolic prefect of Azerbaijan

Elevation to the dignity of bishop of the apostolic prefect of Azerbaijan

Today at the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Virgin Mary on December 8, 2017, on midday The Press Office of the Holy See released this information:
The Pope has elevated the Rev. Vladimír Fekete, S.D.B., apostolic prefect of Azerbaijan, to the dignity of bishop, assigning him the titular see of Municipa.

To the newly appointed bishop of the Catholic Church, Don Vladimir Fekete, for his service we wish and desire of solid health, God’s help and protection.

According to the canon law of the Catholic Church, the bishop’s ordination should be held within three months after the publication of the appointment. The time and place of the ordination as well as the other circumstances surrounding this important event in the life of the Apostolic Prefecture will inform you in time.

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