Pope Francis has appointed a new Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain. He is Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams. Archbishop Adams, who is American has been Apostolic Nuncio in Greece since 2011. He has also served as Apostolic Nuncio in the Philippines, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh.
Commenting on the appointment, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia, President of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, said:
“On behalf of the Bishops’ Conference and of the whole Catholic community of Scotland, I welcome the appointment of the new Apostolic Nuncio and offer him our prayerful good wishes for his important service as Nuncio. Together with all the Scottish Bishops, I look forward to welcoming Archbishop Adams to Scotland in due course.”