Pope Francis appoints Monsignor Zakhia as Papal Ambassador to Pakistan

Pope Francis appointed the Church Consultant of the Synod, Christophe Zakhia, as Papal Ambassador to Pakistan.

The Priest was born in Beirut on 24 August 1968.

Zakhia entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See on June 19, 2000, and served in the Papal Embassy in Indonesia, Sudan, and Turkey and in the International Relations Department in the State Secretariat.

He is fluent in the following languages: Arabic, French, Italian, English, Indonesian, Spanish, and German.

Source: National News Agency