Resignation of Bishop Christopher Toohey

June 9, 2009 10:11 pm

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of the Most Rev. Christopher Toohey as Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes, according to Canon 401 §2. Most Rev. Terence Brady, Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney, has been appointed Apostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-Forbes sede vacante and ad nutum Sanctae Sedis until the successor of Bishop Toohey will be appointed.