New papal nuncio making orthodox imprint on England's hierarchy
July 11, 2012
William Oddie of the Catholic Herald writes that the appointment of Bishop Philip Egan to head the Portsmouth diocese reflect the influence of a new apostolic nuncio to Great Britain, Archbishop Antonio Mennini.
Conservative Catholics, who have complained for years about liberal domination of the English hierarchy, are delighted with the Egan appointment and hopeful that it signals a new trend.
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