Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Martin Krebs’

Apostolic Nuncio to depart New Zealand for new post in Uruguay

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

In just over a month, New Zealand Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Martin Krebs, will bid farewell to New Zealand as he leaves to take up a new position in Uruguay. An announcement regarding the new apostolic nuncio for New Zealand and the Pacific is expected to be made in the coming month. On his time in Read more

Bishop Martin tells ordination crowd Christchurch is now home

Monday, March 5th, 2018
Bishop Paul Martin Bishop of Christchurch

An optimistic crowd on Saturday packed a very hot Christchurch Boys’ High School auditorium for the ordination of Bishop Paul Martin SM. Martin, ordained the tenth Bishop of Christchurch on 3 March 2018, by Cardinal John Dew, succeeds Bishop Barry Jones, who died in February 2016. In a ceremony involving Latin, Māori and English, Pope Francis’ Read more

Apostolic Delegate visits Guam to build bridges

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

A controversy has arisen regarding an alleged attempt to transfer ownership of property owed by Archdiocese Hagåtña to an organisation connected to the Neocatechumenal Way. Last week, while on a visit to to Guam, the apostolic delegate archbishop Martin Krebs said he had come help build bridges and help those who want to build bridges. Krebs Read more

Further Pacifc Island responsibilities for Archbishop Krebs

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Martin Krebs as apostolic nuncio to Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu. Archbishop Krebs was previously apostolic nuncio to New Zealand, Cook Islands, Kiribati, Palau, and the Federated States of Micronesia, and apostolic delegate in the Pacific Ocean. Source Vatican Information Service

New apostolic nuncio arrives in Wellington

Friday, July 12th, 2013

His Excellency Archbishop Martin Krebs, apostolic nuncio to New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, arrived in Wellington on Thursday (11 July). Krebs was born in Essen, Germany, in 1956. He was ordained priest in 1983 and Bishop in 2008. He joined the Vatican’s diplomatic corps in 1991. He has been described as “possessed of what’s Read more

No Vatican representative at Archbishop Loy Chong’s ordination

Friday, May 31st, 2013

There will not be a representative from the Vatican to attend the Episcopal Ordination of Archbishop Elect Father Peter Loy Chong. The Vatican representative would normally have been the Apostolic Nuncio but Fiji does not presently have an Apostolic Nuncio. The last Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand and the Pacific, Archbishop Charles Balvo, who was based in New Zealand, finished Read more

Archbishop Martin Krebs appointed new Apostolic Nuncio

Friday, May 10th, 2013
Archbishop Martin Krebs Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand

The Holy Father, with the agreement of the respective governments, has announced that Archbishop Martin Krebs is the new Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Palau, and Federated States of Micronesia in the Pacific. Archbishop Krebs (56) was born in Essen, Germany. He was ordained priest in 1983, and after obtaining a doctorate in Read more