Saturday, September 4, 2010
VATICAN: POPE APPOINTS APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN JORDAN AND IRAQ
Rev. Mons. Giorgio Language was born in Fossano (Cuneo) on 23 March 1960.
He was ordained on 10 November 1984 and was incardinated in Fossano. Has a degree in Canon law. He entered the diplomatic service of the Holy see on 1 July 1992, has lent his work later in papal delegations in Ivory Coast and in the United States of America, in the section for relations with States of the Secretariat of State, in the Nunciatures in Italy and Serbia. He knows French, Spanish and English.
Pope Benedict XVI received in audience this morning in the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo:
Etc. I bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Brazil (Nordeste Region III), on their "Ad Limina" visit:
Mons. Mário Rino Sivieri, Bishop of Propriá;
Mons. Luís Gonzaga Silva Pepeu, o.f.m., Archbishop of Vitória da Conquista;
Mons. José Valmor César Teixeira, s.d.b., Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa;
Mons. Armando Bucciol, Bishop of Livramento de Nossa Senhora;
Mr. Kagefumi Ueno, Ambassador of Japan, visiting of leave; H.E. Mr. Francis Kim Ji-Young, Ambassador to Korea, visiting of leave; h.e. Mr János Balassa, Ambassador of Hungary, visiting of leave.
The Pope receives in audience this morning:
Mons. Archbishop Celestino Migliore, tit. of Canosa, Apostolic Nuncio in Poland