Conakry, 11 March, 2021 / 5:42 pm (ACI Africa).
Pope Francis has appointed the Auxiliary Bishop of Guinea's Kankan Diocese as the Apostolic Administrator of the same episcopal see within the Ecclesiastical Province of Conakry.
The leadership of the Archdiocese of Conakry announced Bishop Alexis Aly Tagbino’s temporary administration of the Guinean Diocese Wednesday, March 10.
“Bishop Alexis Aly Tagbino who has been the Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Kankan was appointed Apostolic Administrator of the same Diocese by Pope Francis this morning,” the leadership of Guinea’s Archdiocese of Conakry announced in a message posted on Facebook March 10.
The 48-year-old Bishop who was ordained a Priest of the Diocese of Kankan in March 2003, has been serving as Kankan’s Auxiliary Bishop since February 2017.
Before being appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Kankan, he served as a lecturer and Bursar at Benedict XVI Inter-Diocesan Major Seminary in Kendoumayah, Archdiocese of Conakry as well as the Chancellor of the Diocese.