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New Circumscriptions

On October 12, 2010, the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarría, divided the Delegation of Southeast Asia (Asiae Meridionalis Orientalis), which will now be called East Asia, which makes up the territory of Hong Kong, Macao, Canton, Taiwan, and Korea; and has established the Delegation of Southeast Asia, with its
seat in Singapore, on which depend Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand, by means of the following decree:

Nos Dr.D.XAVERIUS ECHEVARRIA
Dei et Apostolicæ Sedis gratia
Prælatus

D E C R E T U M

Perspecto n.152, §2 Codicis iuris particularis Operis Dei.

Quo aptius provideatur curæ laboris apostolici Prælaturæ, auditis Consilio Generali et Assesoratu Centrali, detracta parte territorii quæ ad interim ad Delegationem Asiæ Meridionalis Orientalis pertinebat, decreto hoc nostro:

Statuimus ut praedicta haec Delegatio posthac vocetur Asiæ Orientalis et territoria complectatur Sciiamchiameni (Hong Kong), Macai, Coamceuvæ (Canton),Taivaniæ et Coreæ.

Pariterque,
Novam erigimus Praelaturæ circumscriptionem, nempe Delegationem Asiæ Meridionalis Orientalis a Nobis dependentem, quæ Singaporis,Malesiæ et Thailandiæ territoria comprehendat.

Datum Romæ, ex Ædibus Curiæ Prælatitiæ, die 12 mense octobri anno
2010.

✠ XAVERIUS ECHEVARRÍA
Praelatus Operis Dei

Rev.mus D. Dr. Ernestus Burkhart
Curiæ Prælatitiæ Cancellarius

Reg. Gen. R. lib. VI pag. 39

Romana, No. 51, January-January 2010, pag. 310-311.