26 APRIL 2004
Embargoed until 11.00am on 26th April 2004
VATICAN ANNOUNCEMENT RE ARCHDIOCESE OF DUBLIN
His Holiness Pope John Paul II has accepted the resignation from the pastoral
governance of the Archdiocese of Dublin tendered him, in accordance with canon
401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law, by His Eminence Cardinal Desmond Connell.
His Eminence is succeeded by the Most Rev Diarmuid Martin, heretofore Coadjutor
Archbishop of the same Archdiocese.
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