The Most Reverend
|Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed||4 July 2020|
|Predecessor||Edward Joseph Adams|
|Ordination||29 May 1982|
by Giuseppe Amari
|Consecration||6 January 2002|
by John Paul II
|Born||7 October 1955|
|Motto||Per orientalem viam|
|Coat of arms|
|Reference style||The Most Reverend|
|Spoken style||Your Excellency|
Claudio Gugerotti was born in Verona, Italy, on 7 October 1955 and consecrated a priest of the Diocese of Verona on 29 May 1982. He earned degrees in Eastern languages and literature and in sacred liturgy. He taught patristics at the San Zeno Theological Institute in Verona from 1981 to 1984, and theology and Eastern liturgy at the Institute of Ecumenical Studies in Verona from 1982 to 1985. In 1985, he joined the Roman Curia, working at the Congregation for the Eastern Churches; he became its undersecretary on 17 December 1997. He has also taught patristics and Armenian language and literature at the Pontifical Oriental Institute.
On 7 December 2001, Pope John Paul II appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to Georgia and to Armenia, as well as Titular Archbishop of Ravello. He was also appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Azerbaijan on 13 December. He received his episcopal consecration from John Paul on 6 January 2002.
- "Rinunce e Nomine, 07.12.2001" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 7 December 2001. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
- "Rinunce e Nomine, 13.12.2001" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 13 December 2001. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
- "Cappella Papale per l'Ordinazione dei Vescovi nella Solennità dell'Epifania del Signore" (in Italian). Libreria Editrice Vaticana. 6 January 2002. Retrieved 4 July 2020.
- "Rinunce e Nomine, 15.07.2011" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 15 July 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
- "Rinunce e Nomine, 13.11.2015" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 13 November 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
- "Rinunce e nomine, 04.07.2020" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 4 July 2020. Retrieved 4 July 2020.
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