This was Paul-Francois Puginier, Bishop in partibus of Mauricastre, and Vicar Apostolic
of West Tonkin and of Hanoi from 1868-92, a key figure in the establishment and expansion of French rule in Vietnam.
It will be presided over by the head of the Catholic Church for Bahrain, Vicar Apostolic
of Kuwait, Bishop Camillo Ballin.
According to the Vicar Apostolic
of Kuwait, Kuwait is home to around 200,000 Catholics, mainly migrant workers from India and the Philippines, belonging to different factions.
One who visited in 1845 was Bishop Horace Bettachini, an Italian Oratorian, who had recently been appointed coadjutor to the vicar apostolic
of Colombo (in Ceylon).
Burke (who later became Vicar Apostolic
of Nova Scotia) and by Father Mignault, a Sulpician.
of Arabia, Bishop Paul Hinder, and Vicar Apostolic
of Kuwait, Bishop Camillo Ballin, are on a visit organised by the Sacred Heart Church to mark the realignment of Bahrain from the Arabian Apostolic Vicariate to the Kuwaiti Apostolic Vicariate from June 1.
At St Joseph's Cathedral in Abu Dhabi, Vicar Apostolic
of Arabia Bishop Paul Hinder led thousands of faithful at an outdoor Eucharist to conclude the three-day celebration.
Two years later, Rome named Edmund Burke Vicar Apostolic
of Nova Scotia (excluding Cape Breton).