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Monsignor Mariano Fazio Named Vicar General

With the favorable opinion of the members of the general elective Congress, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz​ has appointed Monsignor Mariano Fazio as Vicar General of Opus Dei.

From the Prelate

"I am very grateful to the Pope"

In this Rome Reports video, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz expresses his first reactions on being named Prelate of Opus Dei by the Pope.

From the Prelate

Photos of New Prelate of Opus Dei

Some recent photos of Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, named Prelate of Opus Dei by Pope Francis.

From the Prelate

Pope Francis Names Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz Prelate of Opus Dei

This evening, Pope Francis confirmed Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz as the new Prelate of Opus Dei, following his election earlier in the day during the elective congress. He is the third successor to Saint Josemaria.

Press releases and statements

"Trusting in the Holy Spirit's guidance"

An interview with Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz about the upcoming Congress that will elect a new Prelate of Opus Dei.

Recent News

Bishop Echevarría Buried in Prelatic Church

Bishop Javier Echevarría now lies in the crypt of Our Lady of Peace, the Prelatic Church of Opus Dei, alongside Blessed Alvaro del Portillo and Dora del Hoyo. With a brief video summary of the ceremony.

From the Prelate

A Conversation with Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz

The auxiliary vicar of Opus Dei speaks about Bishop Javier Echevarría's last hours in the hospital, and points to some of the key features in his life.

From the Prelate

"He will be helping us from heaven"

An interview published on Radio Vaticano (in Italian) by Alessandro Gissotti with Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz, auxiliary vicar of Opus Dei.

From the Prelate

"A new dynamism in family pastoral work"

Statement made to Zenit news agency by Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz, Auxiliary Vicar of Opus Dei, regarding the Apostolic Exhortation “Amoris Laetitia.”

From the Church and the Pope

Letter from the Prelate (10 December 2014)

A letter from the Prelate to the faithful of Opus Dei on the appointments of an Auxiliary Vicar and a new Vicar General for the Prelature.

Pastoral Letters and Messages