A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

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Saturday, January 12, 2008

American to Bangladesh

The Holy Father today named as Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh Monsignor Joseph Marino, a priest of the Diocese of Birmingham, Alabama (USA) currently working at the Apostolic Nunciature in Great Britain. He is being raised to the dignity of Archbishop and assigned the titular see of Natchitoches, Louisiana)

Archbishop-elect Marino was born in Birmingham in 1953 and was ordained a priest in 1979. He has a doctorate in Canon Law and entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See in 1988. He worked successively at the Vatican Embassies in the Philippines, Uruguay, and Nigeria, then at the Secretary of State’s Section for Relations with States, and finally at his post in Great Britain. He knows English, Italian, French, and Spanish.