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Pope nominates Apostolic Nunzio to Ghana

Pope Francis appoints Msgr Henryk Mieczysław Jagodziński to the position of Apostolic Nuncio of Ghana and elevates him to the rank of Archbishop.

It was announced on Sunday that Pope Francis has appointed a new Apostolic Nuncio in Ghana.

Msgr Henryk Mieczysław Jagodziński, currently working as a nunciature councilor, will soon take up this position. In addition, he is being elevated to the rank of Archbishop , and is being conferred the Titular See of Limosano.

Msgr Jagodziński was born in Małogoszcz, Poland on 1 January 1969. 

He was ordained to the priesthood on 3 June 1995 and incardinated in the Diocese of Kielce.

After obtaining a degree in Canon Law he entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See on 1 July 2001. 

He has served various Pontifical Representatives, including those in Belarus, Croatia, India, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In addition, he has also worked in the Third Section of the Vatican's Secretariat of State, the Section for Relations with States.

He speaks Polish, Italian, Frence, English, Croatian, Russian and Spanish.

03 May 2020, 12:26