Pope names new Nuncio to Great Britain

It has been announced that the Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed His Excellency Edward Joseph Adams as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain. Archbishop Adams has been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Greece since 2011. Prior to that he has served as Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and the Philippines.

Archbishop Adams is American. He was born in Philadelphia on 24th August 1944 and ordained priest on 16th May 1970. Then Fr. Adams undertook further study in Rome graduating from the Pontifical Ecclesial Academy. After which, he has served the Holy See in various Apostolic Nunciatures throughout the world.

In speaking of the appointment, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales extended the warmest of welcomes to the new nuncio and assured him of the prayers of the Catholic Church in England and Wales as he takes up his appointment.

The Apostolic Nuncio is a permanent diplomatic representative of the Holy See located within an assigned country.  Formal diplomatic ties between Great Britain and the Holy See were reformed in 1914 following the severing of ties during the Reformation in the 16th century. Initially an Apostolic Delegation to Great Britain, the full rank of Apostolic Nunciature with the Apostolic Nuncio holding the rank of Ambassador in the Court of St. James was conferred in 1982.

The Archbishop, clergy and people of the Archdiocese of Cardiff look forward to greeting the new Nuncio whenever he should make his first visit to the principality.

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