Anambra Bishop appointed into the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue by Pope Francis!
The 266th leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has appointed an Anambra Auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Anambra State, Denis Isizoh, into the revered Pontifical Council for Interreligious dialogue and relations.
This was confirmed by the The Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeoka in a congratulatory message to the Bishop which was obtained by newsmen.
Reverend Paulinus said his appointed will bring a lot positives and goodwill to Christian faithfuls especially the Catholics in the country.
“Bishop Isizoh’s appointment is a square peg in a square hole. He is more than qualified and grounded in that area. It is a familiar terrain for him. He worked closely with Cardinal Arinze. He knows his onions. I am happy with his latest appointment. It is a move in the right direction. I know he’ll succeed.”
‘I want to thank Pope Francis for the appointment. The Supreme Pontiff took a very wise decision. We all will benefit from Bishop Isizoh’s elevation. We are here to support him. We owe him our prayers”.
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue is saddled with the responsibility of maintaining a healthy relationship between the Catholics and other religions.
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious. Dialogue was created on the 19 May 1964 by Pope Paul VI.