Bishop Sebastian Francis Shaw appointed as Lahore Archbishop

Bishop Shaw was the Auxiliary Bishop of Lahore since 2009.

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Nov 20 2013, 3:34 PM
Bishop Sebastian Francis Shaw appointed as Lahore Archbishop
Bishop Sebastian Francis Shaw

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed Auxiliary Bishop Sebastian Francis Shaw of Lahore as the new Archbishop to the Pakistani Archdiocese of Lahore.

Bishop Shaw was the Auxiliary Bishop of Lahore since 2009. The Franciscan bishop who turned 56 on Thursday, was also the Apostolic Administrator of the archdiocese after Archbishop Lawrence Saldhana retired in April, 2011.

The ecclesiastical territory of Lahore has the dioceses of Faisalabad, Islamabad-Rawalpindi and Multan as suffragans.

Source:  Vatican Radio

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