Last Tuesday 25 April, Archbishop Dermot Farrell welcomed the new Papal Nuncio Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemyor, to Ireland.
As Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, His Excellency Archbishop Montemayor succeeds His Excellency Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo who currently serves as Apostolic Nuncio in Prague, Czechia. Below is a brief overview of the life and ministry of Archbishop Montemayor:
16 March 1956: Date of birth, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
15 November 1985: Ordination to Priesthood.
1991-2008: PhD in Canon Law, Apostolic Nunciature in Ethiopia, Brazil, Thailand, and the
Secretariat of State.
2008: Apostolic Nuncio in Senegal, Guinea-Bissau e Capo Verde and
Apostolic Delegate in Mauritania.
2015: Apostolic Nuncio in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
2018: Apostolic Nuncio in Colombia.
Archbishop Montemayor speaks the following languages fluently: Spanish, Italian, French, English, and Portuguese.