Zomba, 05 June, 2023 / 9:00 pm (ACI Africa).
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Gian Luca Perici as the Apostolic Nuncio for the Southern African countries of Zambia and Malawi.
Born in September 1964, Mons. Perici, who has been assigned the Titular See of Bolsena with the dignity of Archbishop was ordained a Priest for Italy’s Velletri-Segni Diocese in September 1991.
He joined the Holy See Diplomatic Service on 1 July 2001 and has served in the Apostolic Nunciatures of Mexico, Haiti, Malta, Angola, Brazil, Sweden, Spain, and Portugal.
Besides his native Italian language, the successor of Archbishop Gianfranco Gallone, who was transferred to the Apostolic Nunciature in Uruguay in February also speaks French, English, Portuguese, and Spanish.