Archbishop Germano Penemote, a member of the Clergy of Angola’s Ondjiva Diocese, who was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Pakistan on June 16 has expressed his readiness for the new mission.
Pope Francis has transferred Archbishop José Avelino Bettencourt, who has been serving as Apostolic Nuncio in Georgia and Armenia to the Vatican Diplomatic Mission in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea.
The outgoing Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has fostered the spreading of the Gospel during his years of service in the West African nation, the Archbishop of Abuja has said.
The Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe who was appointed in July to represent the Holy Father in Colombia has urged the Church in the Southern African country to utilize her rich history and faith for future survival in the rapidly evolving society.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Angola has expressed appreciation to Consecrated men and women in the country saying the Church looks upon them with “admiration and gratitude.”
Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Paolo Rudelli, the Apostolic Nuncio in Zimbabwe, as his representative in the South American nation of Colombia.
The representative of the Holy Father in Angola has called on the people of God in the Southern African nation to continue offering prayers for Pope Francis to have “the strength” to carry on his mission of shepherding the Universal Church.
The ongoing violent conflict in Sudan that broke out on April 15 is, “for the moment”, neither on the basis of religion nor is it a civil war, the representative of the Holy Father in the Northeastern African nation has said.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Mauricio Rueda Beltza, a native of Colombia, as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Ivory Coast, and assigned him the Titular See of Cingoli in Italy with the dignity of Archbishop.
The situation in Sudan remains a cause for concern and the people of God in the Northeastern African nation “are just not safe” amid reports of violation of ceasefires, the immediate former Apostolic Nuncio to the country has said.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Gian Luca Perici as the Apostolic Nuncio for the Southern African countries of Zambia and Malawi.
The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has urged the new Deacons he ordained on Thursday, May 18 in Kenya’s Homa Bay Diocese to reach out to “the troubled” and “the abandoned” during their Diaconate Ministry.
The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya and South Sudan has expressed concern about ongoing fighting in Sudan, which he said has resulted in “horror scenes”.
The representative of the Holy Father in Mozambique has urged the new Auxiliary Bishop of the country’s Catholic Archdiocese of Maputo to look out for lost sheep in the example of Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Giuseppe Laterza as the new Apostolic Nuncio to the Central African Republic (CAR) and Chad and assigned him the Titular See of Vartana in Italy with the dignity of Archbishop.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya has assured the Bishop-elect of the country’s Kitale Diocese of Pope Francis’ “support and prayer” in his Episcopal Ministry.
Pope Francis has appointed the Apostolic Nuncio in Mali, Archbishop Jean-Sylvain Emien Mambé, as his representative in the neighboring West African nation of Guinea.
Pope Francis has transferred Archbishop Julio Murat who has been serving as Apostolic Nuncio in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea to the Vatican Diplomatic Mission in Sweden and Iceland.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Tomasz Grysa, a native of Poland who has been serving as a Counselor in Apostolic Nunciatures, as his representative in Madagascar and as Apostolic Delegate in the Comoro Islands.
There is need for following of Christ “to be missionary children”, making sacrifices to reach out others with the Gospel message in the example of the first evangelizers of the African continent, the Bishop of Bungoma Diocese in Kenya has said.