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08/10/2017 08:03:52

Haiti - Religion : Pope Francis accepts the resignation of the Archbishop of Port-au-Prince
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the pastoral of the archdiocese of Port-au-Prince, in Haiti presented by Mgr. Guy Poulard who is retiring. The Holy Father appointed Msgr. Max Leroy Mesidor (Archbishop of Cap-Haïtien) as the new Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince.

Learn more about Mgr. Max Leroy Mesidor :

Msgr. Max Leroy Mésidor was born on 6 January 1962 in Saint-Marc, in the diocese of Les Gonaïves. After his secondary studies in the “Collège de l’Immaculée Conception” in the city of Les Gonaïves, he entered the national major seminary of Port-au-Prince, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in sacred theology in 1987. From September 1998 to September 2000, he studied pastoral theology and catechesis at the University of Leuven, Belgium, obtaining a licentiate.

He was ordained a priest on 10 January 1988 for the diocese of Les Gonaïves.

He has held the following ministerial offices: parish vicar in Petite-Rivière de l’Artibonite (1988-1989); administrator of the same parish (1989-1992); vicar of the Cathedral of Les Gonaïves (1992-1993); pastor of the parish of the Visitation (1993-1998); pastor of the parish of Saint-Marc (2000-2008); vicar general of the diocese and pastor of the Cathedral of Les Gonaïves (2008-2012). Msgr. Mésidor was also head of the “Pastor Bonus” diocesan pastoral centre and chaired the diocesan commissions for catechesis and for the liturgy.

He was appointed as bishop of Fort-Liberté on 9 June 2012 par le Pape Benoît XVI http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-5856-haiti-religion-benedict-xvi-appoints-new-bishop-in-haiti.html and received episcopal ordination the following 28 July. He was promoted as coadjutor archbishop for the metropolitan see of Cap-Haïtien on 1 November 2013 and became metropolitan archbishop of the same see on 15 November 2014. http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-12994-haiti-religion-mgr-max-mesidor-succeeds-bishop-kebreau-in-cap-haitien.html

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