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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.


SOURCE
New Archbishop of Paris expected soon (CWN 17/1/05)


LINK
Biographical notes on Cardinal Lustiger (Vatican website)

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18 Jan 2005