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PNG Appointed to New Apostolic Nuncio

The Holy Father Pope Francis, has appointed His Excellency Most Reverend Fermín Emilio Sosa Rodriguez, as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea.

The appointment was announced by the Apostolic Nunciature in Papua New Guinea in a press statement released on Wednesday 31st March 2021, at midday in the Vatican. His appointment is also at the same time an elevation for him to the titular see of Viruno, with the dignity of Archbishop.

Reverend Fermin was ordained a priest on 12th July 1998, and graduated in Canon Law, entering the Holy See Diplomatic Service on 1st January 2003, and served in the pontifical representations in Papua New Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, the United States of America, Canada, and Serbia.

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