Claudio Gugerotti

Claudio Gugerotti (born 7 October 1955) is an Italian Roman Catholic prelate and a diplomat in the service of the Holy See.

The Most Reverend

Claudio Gugerotti
Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain
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ChurchRoman Catholic Church
SeeRebellum (Titular)
Appointed4 July 2020
PredecessorEdward Joseph Adams
Orders
Ordination29 May 1982
by Giuseppe Amari
Consecration6 January 2002
by John Paul II
RankArchbishop
Personal details
Born (1955-10-07) 7 October 1955 (age 66)
Verona, Italy
NationalityVatican Citizen
DenominationRoman Catholic
Previous post(s)
MottoPer orientalem viam
Coat of armsClaudio Gugerotti's coat of arms
Styles of
Claudio Gugerotti
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Reference styleThe Most Reverend
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleMonsignor

BiographyEdit

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.[1]

On 7 December 2001, Pope John Paul II appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to Georgia and to Armenia, as well as Titular Archbishop of Ravello.[1] He was also appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Azerbaijan on 13 December.[2] He received his episcopal consecration from John Paul on 6 January 2002.[3]

Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus on 15 July 2011.[4]

On 13 November 2015, Pope Francis appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to Ukraine.[5]

On 4 July 2020, Pope Francis appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rinunce e Nomine, 07.12.2001" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 7 December 2001. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 13.12.2001" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 13 December 2001. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 15.07.2011" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 15 July 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 13.11.2015" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 13 November 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  6. ^ "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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