Advert

Mgr Charles Scicluna to be appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Malta - La Stampa

Mgr Charles Scicluna is to be appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Malta, succeeding the late Mgr Annetto Depasquale, according to Italian newspaper La Stampa.

The announcement is expected to be made by the Vatican tomorrow.

Born in 1959, Mgr Scicluna distinguished himself in the Holy See as the Promoter of Justice at the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith working closely with Cardinal Ratzinger before he became Pope Benedict.

He has also been the chief prosecutor in child abuse cases involving the clergy.

Last year Mgr Scicluna caused ripples in the local church when he criticised its handling of local abuse cases and pushed for a faster conclusion. He also indicated that the victims deserved compensation.

See http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20110807/local/Vatican-official-intervened-to-speed-up-sex-abuse-probe.379055

Advert

Comments are submitted under the express understanding and condition that the editor may, and is authorised to, disclose any/all of the above personal information to any person or entity requesting the information for the purposes of legal action on grounds that such person or entity is aggrieved by any comment so submitted.

At this time your comment will not be displayed immediately upon posting. Please allow some time for your comment to be moderated before it is displayed.

For more details please see our Comments Policy

Comments not loading? We recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox with javascript turned on.
Comments powered by Disqus
Advert
Advert