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Archbishop Bernardito Auza, papal nuncio to Haiti, poses for a photo after the 2010 earthquake outside his residence near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Archbishop Auza was named head of the Holy See Observer Mission to the U.N. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) (July 2, 2014) See UN-AUZA July 2, 2014.

“Grassroots movements important to peace” Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to the United Nations, addressed the UN Security Council on November 17. Expressing the Holy See’s sympathy for the victims of recent terrorist attacks, Archbishop Auza reminded the Security Council of Pope Francis’ words to the UN in New York on […]

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DOMPOK - MALESIA

Dompok named as first Malaysian Ambassador to Vatican Former Chief Minister of Malaysia Tan Sri Bernard Dompok has been appointed the first Malaysian ambassador to the Vatican. His appointment is expected to begin on January 1, 2016. Dompok was in the entourage that accompanied Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who visited the Vatican […]

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People: June 2015

Archbishop of Dijon, France, Roland Minnerath

New Commission for Vatican Communications During the last meeting of the Council of Cardinals to draw up a plan for the revision of the apostolic constitution Pastor bonus on the Roman Curia (April 13-15, 2015), a report on reform of Vatican communications was examined. Pope Francis decided to create a new commission to study the […]

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People: May 2015

Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi at the February 14 consistory and, below, on the same occasion, Francis and Benedict XVI

Pope Nominates Head of Economic Affairs as Prefect of Education Congregation Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, who until now has been the president of the Holy See’s Prefecture for Economic Affairs, will be the new head of the Congregation responsible for the Vatican dicastery dedicated to Catholic education, the Vatican announced March 31. The Congregation for Catholic […]

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