His Excellency Most Reverend Alberto Ortega Martin

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Ortega Martin

His Excellency Most Reverend

Alberto Ortega Martin

Titular Archbishop of Midila

Apostolic Nuncio to Jordan

Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq

Born on November 14, 1962 in Madrid (Spain), he was ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Madrid on April 28, 1990. Having obtained a doctorate in Canon Law, he entered in diplomatic service of the Holy See in 1997. He served in Nicaragua, South Africa, Lebanon, then in the Secretariat of State. On August 1, 2015 he was elected Titular Archbishop of Midila (in Algeria) and was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Jordan and Iraq. Ordained bishop in Rome on October 10, 2015.