Archbishop Tito Yllana is Apostolic Nuncio to Israel
Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Tito Yllana as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus and Apostolic Delegate in Jerusalem and Palestine.
As per Vatican News on the day the Vatican celebrates the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, June 3:
...Pope Francis appointed Filipino Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana as Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine.
The prelate has represented the Holy See on four continents: Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Now Pope Francis is calling him to carry out an important mission in the Holy Land.
Prior to this appointment, 73-year-old Archbishop Yilana had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Australia. He succeeds Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, who was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to India last March.
Born in Naga City
Archbishop Yllana was born on February 6, 1948 in Naga City, Philippines.