Mgr Antoine Camilleri appointed Archbishop and Nuncio

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Pope Francis has appointed Mgr Antoine Camilleri as Titular Archbishop of Skálholt and Apostolic Nuncio. The announcement was made by the Press Office of the Holy See.

The Maltese Episcopal Conference congratulated Mgr Camilleri for his new appointment along with the title of Titular Archbishop.

Archbishop Charles Scicluna, together with Bishop Mario Grech and Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Galea-Curmi, welcomed this news and pledged their spiritual support to Mgr Camilleri and his new mission.

Mgr Camilleri was born in Sliema on 20 August 1965. He was ordained on the 5th of July 1991; and joined the diplomatic service of the Holy See on 9th January 1999.