reflections, updates and homilies from Deacon Mike Talbot inspired by the following words from my ordination: Receive the Gospel of Christ whose herald you have become. Believe what you read, teach what you believe and practice what you teach...
Saturday, February 20, 2021
A new Archpriest for the Basilica of St. Peter
Pope appoints new Archpriest of Saint Peter's Basilica
Pope Francis appoints Cardinal Mauro Gambetti as new Archpriest of Saint Peter's Basilica, accepting the resignation of Cardinal Angelo Comastri.
The Holy Father has named Cardinal Mauro Gambetti as Vicar General for His Holiness for Vatican City, Archpriest of the Papal Basilica of Saint Peter and President of the Fabric of Saint Peter. Cardinal Gambetti had served as General Custos of the Sacred Convent of Saint Francis in Assisi from 2013 to 2020.
He succeeds Cardinal Angelo Comastri whose resignation from the positions was accepted by Pope Francis.