Vatican City, (VIS) - The Holy Father: - Accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia, presented by Bishop Andreas Henrisusanta S.C.I., upon having reached the age limit, appointing Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso S.C.I. of Palembang, Indonesia, as apostolic administrator "sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis" of the diocese of Tanjungkarang.
- Appointed Fr. Jose Rico Paves, director of the Secretariat of the Episcopal Commission for the Doctrine of the Faith of the Spanish Episcopal Conference, and of the "San Ildefonso" Institute of Toledo, as auxiliary of Getafe (area 2,295, population 1,509,000, Catholics 1,357,000, priests 321, permanent deacons 7, religious 767), Spain. The bishop-elect was born in Granada, Spain in 1966 and ordained a priest in 1992. Among other things, he has worked in pastoral care in Spain and as a professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He is also the author of a number of books and of numerous articles on theological subjects.