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Episcopal ordination in St. Peter's Basilica, 14.03.2016

Vatican City, 14 March 2016 – The Office for Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff today announced that at 10 a.m. on Saturday 19 March, solemnity of St. Joseph, the Holy Father will confer episcopal ordination to:

- Msgr. Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot, M.C.C.J., secretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, of the Institute of the Combonian Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus, born on 17 June 1952 in Seville, Spain, ordained a priest on 20 September 1980 and appointed titular bishop of Luperciania on 29 January 2016.

- Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, apostolic nuncio in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Namibia, of the clergy of the diocese of Tulsa, born on 12 May in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A., ordained a priest on 12 July 1991, and appointed titular archbishop of Marcianopolis on 9 February 2016.