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Pope appoints new Apostolic Nuncio to Sudan and Eritrea

Monsignor Luis Miguel Munoz Cardaba of Spain has been appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Sudan and Eritrea.

By Vatican News

Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed Spanish Monsignor Luis Miguel Munoz Cardaba as the new Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to Sudan and Eritrea. 

At the same time, Monsignor Munoz, a counsellor at the Apostolic Nunciature in Turkey, has been nominated an archbishop with the titular see of Nasai.


Monsignor Luis Miguel Munoz Cardaba was born in Vallelado, Spain, on 25 August 1965.

He was ordained a priest on June 28, 1992, and incardinated in the Archdiocese of Toledo, Spain.

Sent to the Pontifical Spanish College in Rome to complete his ecclesiastical studies, he obtained a doctorate in Dogmatic Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University. Subsequently, he completed his degree in Canon Law at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross.

He entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See on 1 April 2001 and subsequently worked at the Holy See missions in Greece, Mexico, Belgium, Italy, Australia, France and Turkey.

He is fluent in Spanish, Italian, French and English.  

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31 March 2020, 17:23