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The Holy Father Receives the Auxiliary Vicar and Vicar General of Opus Dei in Audience

On October 30, 2015, the Holy Father Francis received in audience the Auxiliary Vicar of Opus Dei, Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz, and the Vicar General, Msgr. Mariano Fazio. By a decree dated December 9, 2014, the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarría, had shared with Msgr. Ocáriz his executive power and the matters the statutes reserve to the Prelate. On the same date, he named Msgr. Fazio as Vicar General.

During the audience with Pope Francis, Msgr. Ocáriz explained to the Holy Father the developments in the government of the Prelature, after the recent appointments.

The Holy Father expressed his thanks for the work that the Prelature is carrying out and imparted his apostolic blessing.

Romana, No. 61, July-December 2015, pag. 316.