Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei: 14 Bishops on ad Limina Visit

Posted February 9, 2018 3:12 pm by ZENIT Staff

Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei: 14 Bishops on ad Limina Visit

Fourteen Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei met with Pope Francis yesterday, February 8, 2018, on their “ad Limina Apostolorum” Visit.
The Holy See Press Office reported on the meeting in a press release on the same day.
Altogether, the three countries have some 1,174 million Catholics: 850,000 in Malaysia; 303,000 in Singapore and 21,000 in Brunei (Wikipedia data).
The Episcopal Conference of Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei reviews the position of the Church in these countries, and also carries out activities that include youth, medical care, and means of communication.
Malaysia
 On July 27, 2011, the Holy See and Malaysia established diplomatic relations between both States.
Archbishop Giovanni

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