Pope Benedict XVI Appoints New Archbishop of Calabar
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Pope Benedict XVI Appoints New Archbishop of Calabar

by crossriverwatch

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday appointed His Lordship, Most Rev. Joseph Effiong Ekuwem as the new Archbishop of Calabar.

Most Rev Joseph now replaces His Grace Most Rev Joseph Edra Ukpo who retired having attained the canonical age of 75.

Until his appointment, Bishop Joseph Ekuwem was the Bishop of Uyo Diocese.

Meanwhile, the Pope also appointed His Grace Most Rev Joseph Ukpo as the Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Calabar until the installation of the newly appointed Archbishop.

The date for the installation of the new Archbishop is yet to be announced.

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    • 11 years ago

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    • 11 years ago

    Congratz Your Grace on your new appointment.

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