Message expressing gratitude to Holy Father Pope Francis


Friday 27th February 2015:
MESSAGE OF ARCHBISHOP-ELECT MGR CHARLES J. SCICLUNA

I thank the Holy Father, Pope Francis, for having entrusted me with this mission as shepherd of the Archdiocese of Malta. I greet the people of Malta and Gozo, my Brother Bishops, the clergy, members of religious Orders and lay people, and all persons of goodwill. I promise to lay down my life, following the example of Jesus, the Good Shepherd.

Charles Jude Scicluna
Titular Bishop of San Leone
Archbishop-elect of Malta