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Tuesday, June 2, 2009


VATICAN CITY, 2 JUN 2009 (VIS) - The Holy Father:

- Appointed Bishop Hlib Lonchyna M.S.U., curial bishop of the major archbishopric of Kyiv-Halyc, Ukraine, as apostolic exarch for Ukrainian faithful of Byzantine rite resident in Great Britain.

- Appointed Archbishop Fortunato Baldelli, apostolic nuncio to France, as penitentiary major of the Apostolic Penitentiary. He succeeds Cardinal James Francis Stafford, whose resignation from the same office the Holy Father accepted, upon having reached the age limit.
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