Fr. Fernando Vérgez Alzaga, LC, was named Titular Bishop of
Villamagna in Proconsulari while remaining Secretary of the Governorate of
Vatican City State.
In August, 2013, the Pope appointed Fr. Vergez
Secretary General of the Governorate of Vatican City State.
a letter to Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, President of the Governorate
of Vatican City State, Pope Francis said that “in consideration
of such tasks” required of Fr. Vergez in his position
with the Holy See, he has decided to elevate the
priest to the episcopal order. Click here for the
ZENIT News story on the announcement.