By Christopher Wells
The Vatican on Thursday announced a number of episcopal resignations and appointments.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Archdiocese of México, Mexico, presented by His Eminence Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera. The Holy Father has appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese His Eminence Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes, currently archbishop of Tlalnepantla.
The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Archdiocese of Paris, France, presented by His Eminence Cardinal André Vingt-Trois. The Pope has appointed His Excellency Msgr. Michel Aupetit, currently Bishop of Nanterre, as Metropolitan Archbishop of Paris.
Finally, the Holy Father has appointed the Rev. Msgr. James Raphael Anaparambil, of the clergy of Alleppey, as coadjutor of the Diocese of Alleppey, India.
For more on the new appointments, please see the Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office.