MIL-OSI Translation: ASIA/INDONESIA – Resignation and appointment of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Kupang

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Italy –

Source: The Holy See in Italian

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – On March 9, the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kupang (Indonesia), presented by HE Monsignor Peter Turang. The Holy Father has appointed the Rev. Sac as Archbishop of the same Metropolitan Archdiocese. Hironimus Pakaenoni, of the clergy of Kupang, currently trainer of the St. Michael Interdiocesan Major Seminary of Kupang and teacher at the Universitas Katolik Widya Mandira.SE Mons. Hironimus Pakaenoni was born on 14 April 1969 in Noemuti, Diocese of Atambua. He attended the Minor Seminary of Lalian, Diocese of Atambua and then the Interdiocesan Major Seminary of Ritapiret, Diocese of Maumere, following philosophy courses at the High School in Ledalero. After a pastoral year at the Archdiocese of Kupang, he continued his studies of theology in Ritapiret and Ledalero. He was ordained a priest on 8 September 1997, incardinating in Kupang. He held the following positions and carried out further studies: Parochial Vicar SM Assunta in Kupang (1997-1999); parish priest of the St. Petrus community in Sulamu (1999-2001); Licentiate in Dogmatic Theology at the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome (2001-2003); Parish Vicar of San Gregorio Magno in Oloeta (2003-2004); Trainer of the St. Michael Interdiocesan Major Seminary of Kupang and Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the Universitas Katolik Widya Mandira in Kupang (since 2004); Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of Religion of the Universitas Katolik Widya Mandira of Kupang (2010-2018); President of the Swastisari Educational Foundation (2012-2023).(EG) (Agenzia Fides 13/03/2024)Share:

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