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New president of Vatican city-state governorate

September 08, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis has named Bishop Fernando Vergez Alzaga, LC, to be the president of the Vatican’s city-state governorate, elevating him to the status of an archbishop. He has been serving as secretary-general of the governorate. The appointment takes effect October 1, the same day that the current president, Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, celebrates his 79th birthday.

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