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Meet His Eminence Cardinal Dato' Seri Sebastian Francis

Meet His Eminence Cardinal Dato' Seri Sebastian Francis

Meet His Eminence Cardinal Dato' Seri Sebastian Francis

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Bishop Sebastian Francis was appointed the 5th Bishop of the Diocese of Penang by Pope Benedict XVI on 7th July 2012, and was installed on 20th August 2012, at the Church of St Anne in Bukit Mertajam, which is now known as the Minor Basilica of St. Anne. On 9th July 2023, Pope Francis announced his plan to make Bishop Sebastian a cardinal at a consistory scheduled for September 30. At that consistory, Pope Francis elevated him to the rank of cardinal priest and assigned him the title of Santa Maria Causa Nostrae Laetitiae. Since 2023, he has been the chairman of the Office of Social Communication (OSC) of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC). He previously served as the president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei from 2016 to 2023.

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