Convert bishop to lead Canadian Chaldean diocese

Convert bishop to lead Canadian Chaldean diocese

[His Excellency is religiously and politically “incorrect”: Religiously, in violation of the Catholic-Orthodox “ecumenical” Balamand Agreement which discourages conversion (especially of clergy) from one church to the other; and politically, for the bishop’s support of President’s Trump’s policy on travel (especially migration) from predominantly Muslim countries]

Catholic World News – 11/2/17

Pope Francis has named Bishop Bawai Soro, a bishop of the Assyrian Church of the East who converted to Catholicism in 2013, as the head of the Chaldean Catholic eparchy (diocese) in Toronto. Earlier this year, Bishop Soro praised President Trump’s temporary ban on travel from 7 predominantly Muslim nations.

Source: Vatican Press Office

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