Gibraltar, Apr 27, 2021 / 17:19 pm
The episcopal consecration of Archbishop Mark Miles, who was appointed apostolic nuncio to Benin and Togo earlier this year, was held in Gibraltar on Sunday.
The consecrator at the April 25 Mass was Pietro Cardinal Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, with Archbishop Arthur Roche and Bishop Carmel Zammit as co-consecrators.
Archbishop Miles, 53, was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Gibraltar in 1996. He has served in the Vatican’s diplomatic corps since 2003. He has been as an English language interpreter for Pope Francis, and has recently been the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the Organization of American States. He has served as papal representative in Ecuador and Hungary and in the General Affairs Section of the Secretariat of State.
He was appointed apostolic nuncio to Benin Feb. 5, and to Togo March 2.