VATICAN CITY, JUN 22, 2004 (VIS) - The Holy Father appointed:
- Archbishop Cyrille Salim Bustros, S.M.S.P, of Baalbeck, Lebanon, as archbishop-bishop of the eparchy of Newton of the Greek-Melkite Catholics (Catholics 29,323, priests 61, permanent deacons 36, religious 19), U.S.A. He succeeds Archbishop John Adel Elya, B.S., whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same eparchy was accepted upon having reached the age limit.
- Msgr. Gerard McKay, defender of bond of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota, as judge of the same tribunal.
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