ITALY – Today, Saturday September 10, 2016, Fr. Pierbattista Pizzablla, appointed Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem by His Holiness Pope Francis on June 24, 2016, will be ordained Archbishop in the Cathedral of Saint Alexander of Bergamo in Italy, at 4:00 pm (Rome time), by the laying of the hands of the principal consecrator, His Eminence Leonardo Cardinal Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches and in the presence of His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem and His Excellency Francesco Beschi, Bishop of Bergamo.

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Booklet of the ordination ceremony, in Italian:

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