Updated: October 20, 2020 05:25 AM GMT
Apostolic Administrator Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga of Sibolga. (Photo: UCA News)
A bishop and a priest from Sibolga Diocese in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province have both tested positive for Covid-19, according to a diocesan official.Apostolic Administrator Archbishop Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga of Sibolga and Father Alboin Simatupang tested positive on Oct. 19, diocesan secretary Father Blasius Super Yesse said in a video message published on the diocese’s YouTube channel.
The 79-year-old Capuchin prelate was Archbishop of Medan, when was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Sibolga in September 2018. He retired as Archbishop of Medan in December 2018 but continues to administer Siboga.
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