Antoni Morell Mora

Antoni Morell Mora (14 December 1941[1] – 5 January 2020)[2] was a Spanish-born Andorran diplomat, civil servant, writer and lawyer.

Antoni Morell Mora
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Ambassador of Andorra to the Holy See
In office
December 1, 2005 – December 1, 2010
Preceded byGéraldine Sasplugas Requena
Succeeded byMiquel Àngel Canturri Montanya
Personal details
Born(1941-12-14)December 14, 1941
Barcelona, Spain
DiedJanuary 5, 2020(2020-01-05) (aged 78)
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
NationalityAndorran
Educationseminary studies, law
Alma materUniversidad de Zaragoza, Universitat de Barcelona, Conciliar Seminary of Barcelona

CareerEdit

From 1972 to 1973 he was Pedagogical advisor of the General Council. From then until 1981 he was Secretary of Sindicatura General, then from 1981 to 1984 he was General Secretary of the First Andorran Government. From 1984 to 2004 he privately practiced as a lawyer. From December 1, 2005 to December 1, 2010 he was ambassador of the Principality of Andorra to the Holy See. He regularly collaborated with several magazines and was President of the Association of Writers of the Principality. He wrote numerous essays on sociology, geography, history and legal disciplines. He won several national and international awards for his literary activities.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Mora was born from a Spaniard taxi driver from Alpicat (Lerida) and a housekeeper who was an heiress in Andorra. The family later moved from Spain to Andorra. He also had an older sibling, Montserrat Morell Mora. Mora attended Conciliar Seminary of Barcelona for seminary studies but was not ordained as deacon. He went on to study history at Universidad de Zaragoza (1969) and law at Universitat de Barcelona (1976).

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