Archbishop Paul Gallagher is to be the new Papal Nuncio to Australia, the Vatican has announced. The British-born archbishop,58, is currently the Nuncio to Guatemala in central America.
Vatican Insider reports that he is the only English-born nuncio in the active diplomatic service of the Holy See.
Since being ordained as a priest in 1977, he has served in Tanzania, Uruguay, the Philippines, the Vatican, Strasbroug and Burundi, before his current role in Guatemala.
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Pope appoints English archbishop as Nuncio to Australia (Vatican Insider)