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Vietnamese bishop is last named by Pope Benedict

April 11, 2013

The Vietnamese bishops’ conference has welcomed its newest member, Bishop Joseph Dinh Duc Dao, who was ordained on April 5 as an auxiliary for the Xuan Loc diocese.

The Vietnamese prelate is the last bishop to be appointed by Pope Benedict XVI; he was named to the diocesan post on February 28, just hours before the Pope’s resignation took effect.


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