Addis Ababa, 03 October, 2019 / 3:25 am (ACI Africa).
The Holy Father will on Friday, October 4 consecrate as Bishops the new Apostolic Nuncios to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, Monsignor Antoine Camilleri and Monsignor Antoine Paolo Rudelli respectively.
The Prelates, were appointed Nuncios on September 3.
Msgr. Antoine Camilleri who will represent the Holy Father in Ethiopia was born in 1965 in Malta-Europe. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1991.
A Canon Law graduate, Msgr. Camilleri joined the Holy See diplomatic service in 1999. He has served in a number of Apostolic Nunciatures, among them Papua New Guinea, Uganda and Cuba; as well as the Section for Relations with States of the Secretariat of State in the Vatican.
In 2013, he was appointed Undersecretary of the Section for Relations with States of the Secretariat of State, a position he held until his latest appointment to head the Nunciature in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.