Timothy Paul Broglio
|Archbishop for the Military Services, USA|
Broglio in 2015
|Archdiocese||Military Services, USA|
|Appointed||November 19, 2007|
|Installed||January 25, 2008|
|Predecessor||Edwin F. O'Brien|
|Ordination||May 19, 1977|
by Sergio Pignedoli
|Consecration||March 19, 2001|
by John Paul II, Angelo Sodano, and Giovanni Battista Re
|Born||December 22, 1951|
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
|Alma mater||Boston College|
Pontifical Gregorian University
|Motto||QUAERITE REGNUM DEI (Seek God's Kingdom)|
Timothy Paul Broglio
|Spoken style||Your Excellency|
Timothy Broglio was born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio and attended Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland, OH. After graduating from high school, Broglio attended Boston College where he obtained a A.B. in classics.
He entered the Pontifical Gregorian University after graduating from college and earned a S.T.B. Broglio was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Cleveland by Cardinal Sergio Pignedoli on May 19, 1977. Broglio then served as an associate pastor at St. Margaret Mary Parish, in South Euclid, Ohio, later remarking that the assignment was “the best two years of [his] life”.
Returning to Rome in 1979, he studied at the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy and graduated in 1983; He also earned his J.C.D. from the Gregorian, and joined the Vatican’s diplomatic corps. After serving as secretary for the nunciatures to the Ivory Coast (1983-1987) and to Paraguay (1987-1990), Broglio worked at the Vatican Secretariat of State as desk officer for Central America and then as personal secretary to Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Angelo Sodano.
On February 27, 2001, Broglio was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic, as well as Apostolic Delegate to Puerto Rico, and Titular Archbishop of Amiternum. He received his episcopal consecration on March 19 from Pope John Paul II, with Cardinals Angelo Sodano and Giovanni Battista Re serving as co-consecrators.
Pope Benedict XVI named Broglio head of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA on November 19, 2007. He was installed on January 25, 2008, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
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