Jerusalem, 27 September 2022

Dear Msgr. Tomasz

The Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land hereby wish to congratulate you on your appointment as Apostolic Nuncio to Madagascar and Apostolic Delegate to the Comoro Islands and to the Reunion and your elevation to Archbishop of the Catholic Church.

We wish to thank you for your work and your dedication to the Holy Land during the years that you have spent among us. We have appreciated your love and dedication for the Church and your concern for the Land of Jesus and its people. With you we will continue to “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: May those who love you be secure” (Ps 122).

May the Lord bless you abundantly in your episcopal ministry and in your new assignment. You will have the delicate and challenging mission of representing the Holy See and you will be present in our prayers.

Fraternally in our Lord and the Virgin Mary.

+ Pierbattista Pizzaballa OFM

Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem

President of the ACOHL

R.P. Marcelo Gallardo IVE

General Secretary