Thursday, December 16, 2010

New Nuncio

The Nuncio to Moscow, Archbishop Antonio Mennini is the new Papal Nuncio to Great Britain. So Damian says.
He was appointed the first Nuncio to Moscow in July this year - interesting, eh?

He seems to be younger than our previous Nuncios someone on his way up rather than his way to retirement.


Left-footer said...

Younger, but he seems to lack that 'knock you down for tuppence' expression that Catholic clergy always seemed to wear when I was young.

It made me feel safe.

Independent said...

Will it not be a culture shock to leave a country where religion has been actively persecuted in living memory for one where it is regarded with indifference?

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