Nuncio begins mission in Niger, 2 years after appointment
September 04, 2017
CWN Editor's Note: More than two years after his appointment by Pope Francis, Archbishop Piergiorgio Bertoldi has begun his diplomatic mission in the largely Muslim nation of Niger. In 2015, dozens of churches were burned down in the African nation; the prelate observed reconstruction efforts and celebrated Mass in a parish that had been rebuilt.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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