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Saturday, 04 November 2017 17:47

Pope Francis Appoints Archbishop Nwachukwu As Apostolic Nuncio Of The Antilles Episcopal Conference

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Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Most Rev. Fortunatus Nwachukwu, who is presently the Titular Archbishop of Acquaviva Apostolic Nuncio in Nicaragua, as the new Apostolic Nuncio of the Antilles Episcopal Conference.

His appointment was given at the Office of the AEC Secretariat in Port of Spain, Trinidad on Saturday.

Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu was ordained a priest on June 17th, 1984 with incardination in the Diocese of Aba (Nigeria). He possesses a Doctorate in Dogmatic Theology and a Doctorate in Canon Law.

He served in the Apostolic Nunciatures - Holy See Embassies in Ghana, Paraguay, Algeria at the

UN Offices and Specialized Institutions in Geneva, and at the Secretariat of State at the Vatican - Section of Relation with States.

Between 2007 and 2012 he was the Chief of Protocol of the Secretariat of State (Vatican).

His first assignment as Head of Mission was on November 12th 2012 as Apostolic Nuncio in Nicaragua.

Archbishop Nwachukwu speaks English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Jewish and Arab.

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