Archbishop Francisco M. Padilla was named Apostolic Nuncio to Tanzania. Archbishop Padilla is originally from Cebu, and was the Nuncio to Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands from 2006. He now moves to Tanzania in Africa.
Tanzania is a country in Africa with about 30% of it’s population being Catholic.
Archbishop Padilla is the brother of another Apostolic Nuncio. Archbishop Osvaldo Padilla, the Nuncio to Korea and Mongolia. They are also relatives of our Servant General, Frank Padilla.