Vatican. An important nomination of the Pope. It is about the former secretary of Benedict XVI


The appointment was announced on Monday. Archbishop Georg Gänswein will be the envoy of the head of the Catholic Church in the three Baltic states, namely Estoniaalready Latvia i Lithuania.

Georg Gänswein is a German priest born in 1956. He holds a doctorate in canon law.

In 2003 he became the cardinal's personal secretary. Joseph Ratzinger. After his election as pope in 2005, they continued their cooperation. Gänswein watched over the hierarch until his last days.

Baltic states. The Pope appointed a new nuncio

Pope he died on December 31, 2022, and his funeral took place a few days later. Franciszek presided over the ceremony.

Meanwhile, Gänswein took office Prefect of the Pontifical Household. He held this position from 2012 to 2023, i.e. also after the election of Francis.

The new apostolic nuncio in the Baltic countries speaks six languages: German, Italian, Latin, French, English and Spanish.

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