Ireland Lyon: Pope Francis chooses the Bishop of Ajaccio to succeed Barbarin

15:55  22 october  2020
15:55  22 october  2020 Source:   europe1.fr

Report of the "Financial Times": The Vatican is said to have speculated with donations for the poor

 Report of the The Vatican is said to have done highly speculative business and used donations from the faithful. That reports the "Financial Times". © Photo: Alberto Pizzoli / POOL AFP / AP / dpa Sometimes desperate. Pope Francis, here in St. Peter's Basilica. The Holy See is said to have used donations for the poor to bet on the creditworthiness of US car rental company Hertz. This is reported by the "Financial Times" (FT) , which refers to documents that she has seen.

L'évêque Olivier de Germay a été nommé archevêque de Lyon et remplacera ainsi le cardinal Philippe Barbarin, qui a démissionné en mars dernier. Âgé de 60 ans, Olivier de Germay était depuis huit ans évêque d'Ajaccio. © Pascal POCHARD-CASABIANCA / AFP Bishop Olivier de Germay has been appointed Archbishop of Lyon and will thus replace Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who has resigned last March. Aged 60, Olivier de Germay had been Bishop of Ajaccio for eight years.

Pope Francis has appointed Olivier de Germay archbishop of Lyon, filling the vacancy opened by the resignation of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin in March, the Conference of Bishops of France announced Thursday. Bishop de Germay, aged 60, had been Bishop of Ajaccio for eight years.

The installation will take place on December 20

The installation of the new Primate of Gaul will take place on December 20. In the meantime, the apostolic administrator of the diocese, Mgr Michel Dubost, continues to ensure the interim, specifies the CEF in its press release. Former student of the military school of Saint-Cyr - from which he graduated with an engineering degree - Mgr de Germay was ordained priest in 1998 and appointed bishop in 2012.

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His career, carried out until his departure for Corsica in the Toulouse region alone, is varied: vicar then pastor of Castanet (1999-2006), diocesan chaplain of Guides de France (1999-2001), dean of the "southern suburbs" area of ​​Toulouse (2002-2006) , episcopal vicar (2004-2012), parish priest of Beauzelle (2006-2011), professor of theology at the Catholic Institute of Toulouse (2008-2012) then dean of Blagnac (2009-2012).

Olivier de Germay acknowledges having "everything to discover"

Within the Conference of Bishops of France, Bishop de Germay is a member of the commission "for catechesis and the catechumenate" as well as of the working group on bioethics. Quoted in a press release from the diocese, Bishop de Germay acknowledges having "everything to discover about this beautiful diocese of which (he) already has all the human and spiritual wealth".

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Your browser does not support this video The Pope knows that there are homosexuals in the Vatican and that civil unions are "legion" there, says Gino Hoel of the Catholic review Golias. According to him, this position "will upset all this conservative, even reactionary fringe, which exists in the Church". © Provided by Franceinfo In a documentary, Pope Francis spoke out in favor of a civil union for homosexual couples .

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