Appointment of new Archbishop of Paris expected soon
Catholic World News is reporting the heavily anticipated appointment of a new Archbishop of Paris, to replace Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger, is now in the hands of Pope John Paul II.
The news agency says, "An extraordinary meeting of French prelates and Vatican officials took place in Rome on January 14, to discuss the possible candidates for the Paris appointment. But that meeting concluded without producing angreement on a single nominee, sources say. Instead the final decision was left to the Pope.
New Archbishop of Paris expected soon (CWN 17/1/05)
Biographical notes on Cardinal Lustiger (Vatican website)
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Paris cardinal criticises fascist presidential candidate's use of Papal slogans (CathNews 24/04/02)
18 Jan 2005