GHANA: Fr Alfonse Asiedu Appointed Apostolic Vicar of Donkorkrom

VATICAN CITY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019 (CISA)- Pope Francis on February 11 appointed Fr John Alphonse Asiedu S.V.D as the new Apostolic Vicar of the Catholic Apostolic Vicariate of Donkorkrom.

The news was released from the Apostolic Nunciature by Apostolic Nuncio Most Reverend Jean Marie Speich.

Until his appointment, he was serving as the master of novices in Nkwatia-Kwahu, in the diocese of Koforidua

He succeeds Most Rev Daniel Edoe Kumordji who has been the Apostolic Vicar Since 2010.

Fr Asiedu, S.V.D was born May 12 1962 in Adeemmra, Afram Plains, in the vicariate of Donkorkrom.

He joined the Society of Missionaries of the Divine Word in 1988 and was ordained priest on July 19 1997.