December 07, 2012 - Pope Benedict XVI on Friday welcomed the new ambassador to the
Holy See, Georgios Papadopoulos. At a formal ceremony in the Vatican the Pope received
the credentials from Papadopoulos at the start of his diplomatic mission at the Holy
See. The 58-year old law graduate served in various positions at Greece’s foreign
ministry and diplomatic mission, including as ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Belgium.
Georgios Papadopoulos speaks English, French, Spanish and also some German besides
his native Greek