New Nuncio appointed for Nice Britain
Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti as the new Apostolic Nuncio for Great Britain.
Archbishop Gugerotti has been a nuncio in Ukraine since 2015. Before that he was representative of the Pope in Georgia and Armenia as well as in Azerbaijan and later as Nuncio in Belarus.
He succeeds Archbishop Edward Adams, who retired in January this year.
Gugerotti was born in Verona in 1955 and ordained priest in his home diocese in 1982. Until 1984 he taught patristics at the Theological Institute San Zeno and Theology and Eastern Liturgy at the Institute for Ecumenical Studies until 1985.