Appointment of Apostolic Nuncio

December 12, 2012 1:00 pm
His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher as Apostolic Nuncio to Australia.
For the last three years, Archbishop Gallagher has served as nuncio to the Central American nation of Guatemala.
Born in Liverpool in 1954, he was educated at St. Francis Xavier’s College in Woolton. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1977 for the Archdiocese of Liverpool and he joined the diplomatic service in 1984.