POPE Francis has named Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo to go the Apostolc Vicariate of Taytay in Palawan province.
Pabillo will exchange Bishop Edgardo Juanich who resigned in 2018 because of well being causes.
On the identical time, Pope Francis additionally appointed Monsignor Noel Pedregosa, the administrator of the Malaybalay diocese, as its new bishop.
The brand new appointments have been introduced in Rome at 12 midday (6:00 p.m. Philippine time on Tuesday).
In Manila, the appointments have been introduced by Papal nuncio Archbishop Charles Brown earlier than Mass for the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul on the Manila Cathedral.
“I do know that you may be sorely missed right here in Manila… However the Holy Father is asking you to tackle a brand new and difficult mission in Palawan,” Brown informed Pabillo.
Born in 1955, Pabillo was ordained a priest of the Salesians of St. John Bosco by Cardinal Jaime Sin in 1982.
In 2006, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Pabillo Auxiliary Bishop of Manila, a put up he held for nearly 15 years now.
Palawan just isn’t new to Pabillo. He served as missionary within the province for a number of years earlier than he was elevated to episcopacy.
Pabillo presently heads the Fee on the Laity of the Catholic Bishops’ Convention of the Philippines (CBCP).
He additionally beforehand served as chairman of the CBCP Episcopal Fee on Social Motion-Justice and Peace and the Episcopal Fee on Biblical Apostolate.
Pedregosa was ordained a priest for Malaybalay in 1991.
Since 2017, the 56-year-old bishop-elect has been vicar common of the diocese and rector of the Malaybalay Cathedral.
The diocese has been with out a bishop since August 2020 after Pedrogosa’s predecessor, Archbishop Jose Cabantan, formally assumed his put up in Cagayan de Oro.
“We promise him the help of our prayers as he begins his mission in Bukidnon,” Brown additionally stated.