Press Release

Card. Hollerich offers condolences on the passing away of former Nuncio to the EU, Archbishop Lebeaupin

It is with great sadness that we learned on Thursday 24 June 2021 about the passing away of Archbishop Alain Paul Lebeaupin, Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union from 2013 to 2021. The President of COMECE, Cardinal Hollerich, released a statement remembering Mgr. Lebeaupin’s outstanding professional experience and most valuable counsel.

Mgr. Alain Paul Lebeaupin (Credit: European Commission)

“Msgr Lebeaupin wasn’t only a loyal servant to the Holy See and to the successor of St Peter, but also a humble and true disciple of Christ. His unshakable faith, joviality and authentic humaneness shall be greatly missed”, stated Card. Hollerich, while offering condolences to the family and friends of the former Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union.