Fargo Bishop´s Resignation Accepted; Coadjutor Takes Over

FARGO, North Dakota, MARCH 19, 2002 (Zenit.org).- John Paul II accepted the resignation of Bishop James Stephen Sullivan, of the Diocese of Fargo, in keeping with Canon 401, Section 2, of the Code of Canon Law.

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The Vatican Press Office added Monday that Bishop Sullivan will be succeeded by Coadjutor Bishop Samuel J. Aquila.

Canon 401 Section 2 refers to cases where «a diocesan bishop who, because of illness or some other grave reason, has become unsuited for the fulfillment of his office.»

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