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Pope Francis and Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic at Vatican City, Nov. 13, 2015.

Pope Francis names new Vatican ambassador to Canada

Jun 5, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič has served as Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva since 2016. Read more

St. Peter's Square.

American among wave of papal appointments, confirmations

Sep 21, 2013

Pope Francis made several key decisions in establishing his Curia today, appointing new officials and confirming others in their positions... Read more

Robert George speaking at the Catholic Information Center on Feb. 23 2012.

Catholic thinker to head US religious freedom commission

Jul 25, 2013

Princeton law professor Robert P. George has been elected as chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, giving... Read more

Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Mueller.

Pope names German bishop as new head of doctrinal office

Jul 2, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Muller of Regensburg, Germany as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine... Read more

Father Robert Barron

Fr. Robert Barron to head Mundelein Seminary

May 11, 2012

Cardinal Francis George of Chicago has named Catholic communicator and evangelist Father Robert L. Barron as the rector and president... Read more