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Vatican, Mozambique reach diplomatic accord

December 09, 2011

The Vatican has concluded a diplomatic agreement with Mozambique, establishing the juridical status of the Church in the African country.

The agreement, described in a Vatican communiqué as “the first of its type signed by a southern African country,” was signed on December 7 by Archbishop Antonio Arcari, the apostolic nuncio in Mozambique, and Oldemiro Julio Marques Baloi, the country’s foreign minister.


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