New Catholic Bishop in Tashkent

by Laurence on 6/28/2005

Tashkent (AsiaNews) – “Christians in Uzbekistan have just celebrated a historic event: the country’s first Catholic bishop, Mgr Jerzy Maculewicz, taking possession of his see. Last March, John Paul II elevated the missio sui iuris in Uzbekistan to an apostolic administration, appointing Maculewicz as the first bishop.”

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