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Pope accepts resignation of Bishop of Cayenne

FRENCH GUIANA

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the pastoral office of the diocese of Cayenne, French Guiana, tendered by Bishop Emmanuel Lafont, reported the Holy See on October 26, 2020.

Born on October 26, 1945, Bishop Lafont reached the canonical limit of 75 years of age to exercise the Episcopal Ministry. He has been Bishop of Cayenne, French Guiana since 2004.

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