Alessandro D'Errico

Alessandro D'Errico (born 18 November 1950) is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church. He has spent his career in the diplomatic service of the Holy See and has been the Apostolic Nuncio to Libya and to Malta from 2017 to 2022.


Alessandro D'Errico
Apostolic Nuncio emeritus of Libya and Malta
Titular Archbishop of Carini
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Appointed27 April 2017
Term ended30 April 2022
PredecessorAldo Cavalli
Other post(s)Titular Archbishop of Carini
Orders
Ordination24 March 1974
by Antonio Cece
Consecration6 January 1999
by Pope John Paul II, Giovanni Battista Re and Francesco Monterisi
Personal details
Born
Alessandro D'Errico

(1950-11-18) 18 November 1950 (age 72)
NationalityItalian
DenominationCatholic
OccupationDiplomat
Previous post(s)
Alma mater
  • Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
  • Pontifical Lateran University
MottoVENI SANCTE SPIRITUS
Coat of armsAlessandro D'Errico's coat of arms
Styles of
Alessandro D'Errico
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Reference styleMost Reverend
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleBishop

BiographyEdit

Alessandro D'Errico was born in the Frattamaggiore comune of the Metropolitan City of Naples on 18 November 1950[1] to Alberto and Rosa née Vitale, the first of five children. He studied at the seminary in Aversa and was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Aversa on 24 March 1974. He then earned a degree in philosophy at the University of Naples and a licenciate in canon law at the Pontifical Lateran University, and a bachelor’s in theology at the San Luigi Papal Theological Seminary of Southern Italy. Finally he earned a diploma from the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy.[2]

He entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See on 5 March 1977[1] and filled positions in Thailand (1977-1981), Brazil (1981-1984), Greece (1984-1986), Italy (1987-1992), and Poland (1992-1998).[2]

On 14 November 1998, Pope John Paul II named him titular archbishop of Carini and Apostolic Nuncio to Pakistan.[1]

He received his episcopal consecration from Pope John Paul on 6 January 1999.[2]

On 21 November 2005, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina.[3]

On 17 February 2010, Benedict named him Nuncio to Montenegro.[4]

On 21 May 2012, Benedict named him Nuncio to Croatia.[5]

On 27 April 2017, Pope Francis appointed him Nuncio to Malta[6] and on 10 June 2017 Nuncio to Libya as well.[7]

Pope Francis accepted his resignation from his posts as nuncio on 30 April 2022.[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Archbishop Alessandro D'Errico appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Malta". The Church in Malta. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "OMAGGIO A S.E. Rev.ma Mons. Alessandro D'Errico Ottavo Vescovo Frattese" [Tribute to S.E. Rev.ma Mons. Alessandro D'Errico Eighth Frattese Bishop] (PDF) (in Italian). Instituto di Studi Atellani. Retrieved 24 June 2019. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 21.11.2005" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 21 November 2005. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 17.02.2010" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 17 February 2010. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 21.05.2012" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 21 May 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Resignations and Appointments, 27.04.2017" (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Resignations and Appointments, 10.06.2017" (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 10 June 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 30.04.2022" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 30 April 2022. Retrieved 1 May 2022.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by Apostolic Nuncio to Pakistan
14 November 1998 – 21 November 2005
Succeeded by
Preceded by Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia and Herzegovina
21 November 2005 – 21 May 2012
Succeeded by
Preceded by Apostolic Nuncio to Montenegro
17 Feb 2010 – 21 May 2012
Succeeded by
Preceded by Apostolic Nuncio to Croatia
21 May 2012 – 26 April 2017
Succeeded by
Preceded by Apostolic Nuncio to Malta
26 April 2017 - 30 April 2022
Vacant
Apostolic Nuncio to Libya
10 June 2017 - 30 April 2022