Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo of Ozubulu, Nnewi Diocese, Anambra State, has been appointed the new Apostolic Nuncio to the Czech Republic. The Archbishop who was appointed by Pope Francis, Sunday, May 1, 2022 will replace Charles Daniel Balvo, who has served as Apostolic Nuncio to the Czech Republic for the past four years.
Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo was born on December 18, 1956 and is a prelate of the Catholic Church who has worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See since 1990. He was ordained a priest by Francis cardinal Arinze on July 2, 1983 and was consecrated a Bishop by Francis Cardinal Arinze on September 27, 2008. Archbishop Jude Okolo has held the following post in the Catholic Church: Apostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Apostolic Delegate to Puerto Rico, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, and is currently Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic.