December 23, 2008

Vatican Information Service Bulletin

The following, in it's entirety, is a copyrighted transcript of the Vatican Information Service.



VATICAN CITY, 23 DEC 2008 (VIS) - Today the Holy Father appointed Fr. Laszlo Bocskei, Vicar General of Tomisoara, Romania, as Bishop of Oradea Mare, Gran Varadino, Nagyvarad of the Latin Rite (area 12,152, population 1,012,000, Catholics 106,700, priests 69, religious 63), Romania. The bishop-elect was born in Gataia, Romania in 1965 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1990. He succeeds Bishop Jozsef Tempfli whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same diocese the Holy Father accepted, upon having reached the age limit.



VATICAN CITY, 23 DEC 2008 (VIS) - The Vatican Information Service wishes its readers a very happy and holy Christmas. During the Christmas holiday there will be no VIS service on from Wednesday, 24 December through Sunday, 28 December. The next service will be transmitted on Monday, 29 December.

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