Hanoi archbishop: coadjutor's appointment shows Vatican backing
Catholic World News - April 23, 2010
Countering rumors that the Vatican was acceding to pressure from the Vietnamese government for his removal, Archbishop Jospeh Ngo Quang Kiet of Hanoi said that the appointment of a coadjutor-- Bishop Peter Nguyen Van Nhon, the president of the Vietnamese bishops' conference-- was motivated solely by concerns about his fragile health. "The Holy See has always supported me," the archbishop said.
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