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New archbishop in Dominican Republic

July 4, 2016. ;The Pope has accepted the resignation of ;Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez ;as archbishop of the ;Archdiocese of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) ;due to his age. The Pope has appointed in his place ;Bishop Francisco Ozoria Acosta.

Pope Francis has also accepted a resignation from the auxiliary bishop of the same archdiocese, ;Monsignor Amancio Escapa Aparicio, because of his age as well.