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Ordination of Bishop Fernando Vergez LC
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Pope Francis ordains the Vatican Secretary General of the Governorate to the episcopate

Bishop Fernando Vergez
Bishop Fernando Vergez LC



In Rome today, Pope Francis ordained Fr. Fernando Vergez, LC, to the episcopate.

The Legion of Christ priest had been named Secretary General of the Governorate of Vatican City in August.  Because of this new position and what it would require, the Pope said he decided to name Fr. Vergez a bishop.

The ordination was held at 4:30 pm at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. Click here for the news story about the
A hug from Pope Francis
Bishop Vergez gets a hug from Pope Francis.
ordination from "Rome Reports."
 




PUBLICATION DATE: 2013-11-15


 
 


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