The Vatican’s appointment of Archbishop Marek Zalewski as its first resident papal representative in Vietnam will contribute to further promoting the relationship between the Holy See and the Vietnamese Catholic Church, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The ministry made the statement after the Vatican on Saturday announced the Pope Francis’s appointment of Archbishop Zalewski as the first resident papal representative in Vietnam. In 2018, he assumed the role of Apostolic Nuncio in Singapore and non-resident papal representative of the Holy See in Vietnam. Archbishop Marek Zalewski, the Vatican's first resident papal representative in Vietnam. The resident papal representative “will be a bridge to advance relations between Vietnam and the Holy See,” the statement concluded.
Mar 21 2023