Apostolic Nunciature to Australia

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The Apostolic Nunciature to Australia is an ecclesiastical office of the Roman Catholic Church in Australia. It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio to Australia with the rank of an ambassador. The office of the nunciature is located in Manuka, Canberra.

Apostolic Nunciature to Australia
Apostolic Nuncio in Canberra.jpg
LocationCanberra
Address2 Vancouver St., Canberra, Australia
Apostolic NuncioAdolfo Tito Yllana

The mission was established as the Apostolic Delegation to Australasia by Pope Pius X on 15 April 1914 and given responsibility for Australia, Tasmania,[a] and New Zealand.[1] Bonaventura Cerretti was named its first head on 10 May.[2] It was renamed the Delegation to Australia, New Zealand and Oceania on 8 June 1947.[3] On 1 November 1968, that was divided into two delegations: the Delegation to Australia and Papua New Guinea and the Delegation to New Zealand and Pacific Islands.[4] The Apostolic Nunciature to Australia was established by Pope Paul VI on 5 March 1973.[5] Adolfo Tito Yllana has been the nuncio since 2015.

Papal representatives to AustraliaEdit

Apostolic Delegates to Australasia
Apostolic Delegates to Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania
Apostolic Delegates to Australia and Papua New Guinea
Apostolic Pro-Nuncios
Apostolic Nuncios

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Tasmania participated in the Federation of Australia and had been part of the Commonwealth of Australia since 1901.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). VI. 1914. pp. 223–4. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  2. ^ a b Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). VI. 1914. p. 380. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  3. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). XXXIX. 1947. p. 501. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  4. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). LXI. 1969. pp. 158–60. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  5. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). LXV. 1973. p. 237. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  6. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). IX. 1917. p. 301. Retrieved 15 May 2020.
  7. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). IX. 1917. pp. 300, 343. Retrieved 15 May 2020.
  8. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). XXV. 1933. pp. 123, 505. Retrieved 15 May 2020. Delegatum Apostolicum in Australasia
  9. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). LXI. 1969. p. 352. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  10. ^ a b Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). LXV. 1973. p. 414.
  11. ^ a b "30Giorni in breve". 30 Giorni (in Italian). December 1998. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  12. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). XCI. 1999. p. 127. Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  13. ^ "Rinunce e nomine, 08.09.2004" (Press release). Vatican Press Office. 8 September 2004. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  14. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 18.12.2004" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 18 December 2004. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  15. ^ "Nuncio Dies in U.S." Catholic News (Australia). 8 October 2007. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  16. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 22.12.2007" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 22 December 2007. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 18.08.2012" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 18 August 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  18. ^ "Rinunce e nomine, 11.12.2012" (Press release). Vatican Press Office. 11 December 2012. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  19. ^ "Archbishop Gallagher: A priest and a diplomat". Vatican Radio. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  20. ^ "Rinunce e nomine, 17.02.2015" (Press release). Vatican Press Office. 17 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.

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