Arch. Caccia, who has been Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon since 2009, was born in Milan on April 1, 1978, and ordained a priest on June 11, 1983. He served as Assessor for General Affairs of the Vatican Secretariat of State. Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon on July 16, 2009, and was consecrated bishop on Sept. 12, 2009.
The Philippines is home to Asia’s largest Catholic population, with some 81 percent of its over 100 million population professing Roman Catholicism.