Mercy must be Vatican diplomats’ secret code, Pope says

Francis spent much of Saturday with 106 archbishops who represent him and the Vatican in countries around the world A nuncio is not simply a “diplomat in a (priest’s) collar,” but must truly be a priest and bishop who listens, supports and serves as a channel of God’s mercy, Pope Francis said. Spending much of… Continue reading Mercy must be Vatican diplomats’ secret code, Pope says

Pope Francis appoints new Nuncio to the United States of America

A nuncio is a Vatican diplomat with the rank of ambassador. He is responsible for diplomatic relations with the government, but also serves as the Pope’s representative to the Church in a given country, which includes responsibility for coordinating the search for and vetting of candidates to become bishops. Archbishop Christopher Pierre has been appointed… Continue reading Pope Francis appoints new Nuncio to the United States of America