First woman appointed secretary general of Bishops' Conference

Ljubljana, 8 March - The Slovenian Bishops' Conference (SŠK) has recently appointed sister Marija Šimenc the new secretary general, making her the first woman ever to hold the post. Šimenc, who will succeed Tadej Strehovec, will start her five-year term on 17 April to become the highest-raking woman in the Slovenian Roman Catholic Church.

The logo of the Slovenian Bishops' Conference.
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