Brasilia cardinal transferred, becomes nation’s primate
March 23, 2020
CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Sérgio da Rocha, 60, as Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (and thus Primate of Brazil). The prelate, who has been described as a “young pastor in the mold of Francis,” was the relator general of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops (2018), which was devoted to “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.” He succeeds Archbishop Murilo Ramos Krieger, 76.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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