MANILA – Pope Francis has appointed Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo as Vicar Apostolic of Taytay in Palawan.
Also given a new assignment is Rev. Fr. Noel Pedregisa as Bishop of Malaybalay in Bukidnon. The bishop-elect is the Diocesan Administrator of Malaybalay.
Their appointments were made public at the Vatican at 6 p.m. local time on June 29.
Pabillo has served as the Apostolic Administrator of Manila for more than a year, before the installation of Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advicula on June 24.
The dates for their installation to their respective new positions have yet to be set. (PNA)