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Fr. Fernando Vergez LC named a Bishop
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Secretary of Vatican State is elevated to Episcopate by Pope Francis

Bishop-elect Vergez with Pope Francis



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.

In 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.
 


PUBLICATION DATE: 2013-10-16


 
 


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