PRESUMABLY acting on one part or the agreement with Hungary, Pope Paul on Tuesday made a number of Hungarian episcopal appointments. With one exception, the prelates concerned are named Titular Bishops and Auxiliaries. It is not yet clear whether appointments of diocesan Ordinaries are to follow.
The appointments announced on Tuesday include the following: Mgr. Endra Hamvas, Bishop of Csanad, to be Archbishop of Kalocsa, where the administrator, Mgr. Janos Bard, is listed as "impeded" in the Vatican Year Book.
Mgr. Joszef Bank, of the Esztergom Archdiocese, becomes Titular Bishop of Maleriana, and auxiliary to Bishop Papp of Gyor. Mgr. Pal Brezannezy, Apostolic Administrator of the Eger Archdiocese, becomes Titular Bishop of Rotaria.
Mgr. Joszef Csergati, of the Pecs Diocese, becomes Titular Bishop of Melzi. Mgr. Joszef 1yyas, of the Kalocsa Archdiocese, becomes Titular Bishop of Tagarata.
The Pontiff also confirmed the appointment by Pope John of Mgr. Joszef Winkler as Titular Bishop of Dadima and auxiliary to Bishop Sandar Kovacs of Szombathely.