US archbishop, head of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, resigns on 70th birthday
January 24, 2023
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Joseph Marino as president of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, the school that trains future Vatican diplomats.
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Archbishop Marino, a native of Alabama and former apostolic nuncio, on the prelate’s seventieth birthday, the day on which pontifical representatives are permitted to retire.
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