VATICAN CITY, MAR 1, 2007 (VIS) - The Holy Father:
- Appointed Fr. Paulin Kouabenan N'Gname, vicar general of the diocese of Bondoukou, Ivory Coast, as Bishop of San-Pedro-en-Cote-d'Ivoire (area 27,382, population 2,000,000, Catholics 80,000, priests 41, religious 25), Ivory Coast. The bishop-elect was born in Merekou, Ivory Coast, in 1962 and ordained a priest in 1989.
- Appointed as consultors of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples: Fr. Giacomo Incitti of the clergy of the diocese of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy, associate professor of canon law at the Pontifical Urban University; Fr. Luigi Sabbarese C.S., vice rector of the Pontifical Urban University and dean of the faculty of canon law; and Fr. Andrea D'Auria of the Priestly Fraternity of the Missionaries of St. Charles Borromeo, adjunct professor at the faculty of canon law of the Pontifical Urban University.
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