Ildefonso Obama Obono, who until now held the position of Archbishop of Malabo in the Archdiocese of the capital, submitted his resignation, which was accepted by Pope Francis. Juan Nsue Edjang Maye has been appointed to replace him, who until now was the Bishop of Ebebiyin.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation from the pastoral government of the Archdiocese of Malabo presented by Bishop Ildefonso Obama Obono. His position has been taken up by Juan Nsue Edjang Maye, who until now was bishop of Ebebiyin.
Monsignor Juan Nsue Edjang Maye was born in Micomeseng (Kie-Ntem) in 1957. He was ordained in 1995, and has been priest of the Cathedral of Malabo, among other ecclesiastical offices. He graduated in Church History, at the School of Theology of Toledo.
On February 19, 2011, he was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Ebebiyin.
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