Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Singapore Appointed

/Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Singapore Appointed

Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Singapore Appointed

His Holiness Pope Francis today has appointed His Excellency Archbishop Marek Zalewski as Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Singapore, as well as non-resident Pontifical Representative for Vietnam.

This is Archbishop Zalewski’s second assignment to Singapore, the first being from 2011-2012 when he served as Counsellor of the Nunciature.

Prior to his new appointment, Archbishop Zalewski was the Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe since 31 July, 2014.

  • Born 2nd February 1963 in Augustów, Poland;
  • Ordained to the Priesthood in Poland on 27 May 1989;
  • Holds a Doctorate in Canon Law from Pontificia Università Gregoriana (Gregorian University)
  • Upon entering the diplomatic service of the Holy See in July 1995, he had the following postings:
    • Central African Republic (1995-1998)
    • United Nations Organisation – New York (1998-2001)
    • Great Britain (2001-2004)
    • Germany (2004-2008)
    • Thailand (2008-2011)
    • Singapore (2011-2012)
    • Malaysia (2012-2014);
  • Appointed Titular Archbishop of Africa (Mehdia, in Tunisia) and Apostolic Nuncio (Ambassador) to Zimbabwe by Pope Francis on 25 March 2014;
  • Besides his native language, he speaks Italian and English

21 May 2018, on the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church
Archbishop’s Communications Office

Read: Archived article (CatholicNews 2014)

2018-05-28T08:10:03+00:00