Pope Francis has expressed his “spiritual closeness” to those affected by the Tuesday, September 12 deadly floods that, according to media reports, have resulted in the death of at least 2,000 people, with up to 10,000 reported missing in the North African country’s city of Derna.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Edouard Tsimba Ngoma and Mons. Edouard Isango Nkoyo as Auxiliary Bishops for Kinshasa Archdiocese in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and assigned them the Titular Sees of Igilgili and Utimmira respectively.
Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, a native of China and member of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Libya.