Posts Tagged ‘Charles Balvo’

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

Fr Bill Leeming receives Papal award

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Fr Bill Leeming, long serving secretary at the Papal Nunciature in Wellington, received a papal award on Friday. The Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, Archbishop Charles Balvo,  presented Fr Bill Leeming with a Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal at a ceremony at the Marist Centre in Thorndon where Bill lives. The Pro Eccllesia et Pontifice medal Read more