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Archbishop Girelli, Chancellor of BU appointed in India

March 2021 –

On Saturday, 13 March 2021, The Holy Father Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli as the Apostolic Nuncio to India.

Back in September 2017, Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Girelli as the Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine. By right of office, the Apostolic Delegate becomes the Chancellor of Bethlehem University, serving as the Holy See’s representative on Bethlehem University matters and acting as chief advisor to the Vice Chancellor concerning the Holy See.