22nd December 2007
Holy Father appoints Most Reverend Giuseppe Lazzarotto as Papal Nuncio to Australia
The Holy Father, Benedict XVI has appointed His Excellency Most Reverend Giuseppe Lazzarotto, Titular Archbishop of Numana as Apostolic Nuncio to Australia.
Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto has served as Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland since 11th November 2000. In Australia, he will succeed Archbishop Ambrose De Paoli who died after a short illness on 10th October last.
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