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Cardinal Okpaleke Gets A New Post From Vatican 

Cardinal Okpaleke Gets A New Post From Vatican 

 

Princess-Ekwi Ajide Abuja

 

Eminence, Peter Ebere Cardinal Okpaleke, who is also the Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia has been appointed by His Holiness,Pope Francis, to serve as a member for the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life.

 

A statement made available to journalists through the office of the National Director of Social Communications,  Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Abuja, Padre Mike Umoh, the appointment was among some recently created Cardinals to be members of different dicasteries of the Roman Curia, as announced by the Vatican.

 

“The Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life was established by Pope Francis on 15 August 2016 with the ‘Motu Proprio’ ‘Sedula Mater’.

 

It notes that it describes the responsibilities and functions that previously pertained to the Pontifical Council for the Laity and the Pontifical Council for the Family”.

 

It will be recalled that Cardinal Okpaleke was among the 20 prelates welcomed into the College of Cardinals by Pope Francis on August 27, 2022.

 

 

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