The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff informed that on Sunday January 20, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, will take possession of the deaconry of San Lino, Via Cardinale Garampi, 60, Rome.
Additional information has been inclided in the biographical enrties of Cardinals Louis-Henri-Joseph Luçon (1907); Paulin Pierre Andrieu (1907); Alexis Charost (1922); Stanislas-Arthur-Xavier Touchet (1922); and Charles-Henri-Joseph Binet (1927), kindly provided by M. Gilles Douspis, from France.
Cardinal John Tong Hon, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, China, was named apostolic administrator of that diocese. Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, who succeeded the cardinal as bishop of Hong Kong on August 1, 2017, died on January 3, 2019.
The Press Office of the Holy See informed that Holy Father Francis named Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, special papal envoy to the celebration of the Fourth National Eucharistic Congress in Taiwan, programmed for March 1, 2019 in the Diocese of Chiayi.
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