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Diocese of Baton Rouge appoints new Vicar General and Chancellor

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Diocese of Baton rouge has announced the appointment of Father Tom Ranzino to Vicar General.

Father Ranzino will be replacing Father Than Vu who passed away in January after a long battle with cancer. He will continue to serve as pastor at St. Jean Vianney Church in Baton Rouge.

Father Ju Hyung Yi will replace Father Ranzino as Chancellor for the Diocese. He is the pastor of Ascension of Our Lord Church and St. Francis of Assisi Church in Donaldsonville and also the co-chaplain of Ascension Catholic Regional High School.

The appointments of both Father Ranzino and Father Yi take effect March 23rd.

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