Cairo, 06 November, 2019 / 3:36 am (ACI Africa).
Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Nicolas Henry Marie Denis Thévenin as the Apostolic Nuncio to the Arab Republic of Egypt.
According to the Papal appointment announced Monday November 4, Archbishop Thevenin will also be the Papal delegate to the Arab League.
Aged 61, the French-born Prelate has been working in the diplomatic service since July 1994 having been ordained priest in 1989 for the Saint-Martin Community.
Archbishop Thévenin has previously served in India, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Belgium, Cuba, Bulgaria, Guatemala, among other countries.
He served in the Section for Relations with States at the Vatican before joining the private secretariat of Cardinal-Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone in 2006.