I inform you that His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, has accepted the
resignation as Bishop of Ketapang presented by His Excellency Msgr.
Blasius Pujaraharja, and has appointed the Rev. Fr. Pius Riana Prapdi,
Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Semarang, as new Bishop of
The date of publication of the above appointment will be Monday, 25
June 2012, at noon in Rome (17.00 WIB). Until that time the matter is
to be kept strictly confidential.
With cordial regards and veruy best wishes, I remain
Fraternally yours in Christ,
Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi