Apostolic Nunciature to Sri Lanka

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Apostolic Nunciature to Sri Lanka
Apostolic Nunciature to Sri Lanka
Location Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
Address220 Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°53′56.9″N79°51′54.3″E / 6.899139°N 79.865083°E / 6.899139; 79.865083 Coordinates: 6°53′56.9″N79°51′54.3″E / 6.899139°N 79.865083°E / 6.899139; 79.865083
Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Brian Udaigwe

The Apostolic Nunciature to Sri Lanka the diplomatic mission of the Holy See to Sri Lanka. It is located in Colombo. The current Apostolic Nuncio is Archbishop Brian Udaigwe, who was named to the position by Pope Francis on 13 June 2020. [1]

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The Apostolic Nunciature to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is the embassy of the Vatican City State which is a sovereign independent country and it also represents the Pope in his capacity as Head of the Universal Catholic church , with the rank of an embassy. The nuncio serves both as the ambassador of the Holy See to the President of Sri Lanka, and as delegate and point-of-contact between the Catholic hierarchy in Sri Lanka and the Pope.

List of papal representatives

See also

Holy See – Sri Lanka relations

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