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Former Vatican prosecutor named Malta’s leading prelate

February 27, 2015

Pope Francis has named Bishop Charles Scicluna as the new archbishop of Malta.

Named an auxiliary bishop in 2012, Archbishop Scicluna once served as the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s chief prosecutor in sex-abuse cases. He replaces Archbishop Paul Cremona, who, citing exhaustion, resigned in October at the age of 68.


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