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Catholic Church: Pope Francis appoints Bishop Isizoh

His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed the Auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Most Rev. Chidi Denis Isizoh as one of the new members of the Pontifical Council for Inte-religous Dialogue. Until his appointment Bishop Chidi Denis Isizoh is the auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha and the Titular bishop of Legia. Bishop Chidi Denis Isizoh was ordained in 1985 by late Archbishop Stephen Ezeanya of Onitsha Archdiocese. He was appointed Titular Bishop of Legia and Auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha by Pope Francis in 2015 and was consecrated by His Eminence, Francis Cardinal Arinze (Prefect Emeritus, Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments). Before his appointment as a bishop, Fr. Denis Isizoh was an Official of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Vatican City Head of Service, Section for non-Christian Religions in sub-Saharan Africa, and for Traditional Religions Worldwide from 1995 - 2015. Bishop Chidi Denis Isizoh speaks Igbo, English, Italian, French, Latin, and German.

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