World News – US – Bishop of Gozo Mario Grech appointed cardinal by Pope


The former Bishop of Gozo, Mario Grech, was appointed the new cardinal by Pope Francis, making him the first Gozitan to reach the cardinal

Grech was appointed head of the Diocese of Gozo in 2005, and was subsequently appointed pro-secretary general of the Synod of Bishops in October last year

He was then appointed secretary general of the Synod of Bishops last September, and will be elevated to the rank of cardinal on November 28

He is the third Maltese national to be appointed cardinal He follows Propsero Grech, who died last December, and Fabrizio Sceberras Testaferrata, who became cardinal in the 1800s

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