Congratulations to Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald who was appointed OBE for his work in interfaith and interchurch partnerships in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2022.
Cardinal Michael has been a member of the Missionaries of Africa community at St Vincent de Paul in Liverpool since 2018. Among many senior appointments he has previously served as Secretary of the Secretariat for non-Christians in Rome and as President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. From 2006-2012 he was Apostolic Nuncio in Egypt and delegate to the League of Arab States. He was elevated to the College of Cardinals by Pope Francis in the Consistory of 5 October 2019 and is Cardinal Deacon of Santa Marta in Portico.