Apostolic Nunciature to Malta
|Apostolic Nunciature to Malta|
|Address||20/22, Pietru Caxaru Street, Tal-Virtù, Rabat RBT 2604, Malta|
|Apostolic Nuncio||Mario Roberto Cassari|
The Apostolic Nunciature to Malta is the diplomatic mission of the Holy See to Malta. The nunciature is located at 20/22, Pietru Caxaru Street, Tal-Virtù, Rabat RBT 2604, Malta. The current Apostolic Nuncio is Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari, who was named to the position by Pope Francis on 22 May 2015.
The Apostolic Nunciature to Malta is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in Malta, with the rank of an embassy. The nuncio serves both as the ambassador of the Holy See to the Republic of Malta and as delegate and point-of-contact between the Catholic hierarchy in Malta and the Pope.
List of Apostolic Nuncios to Malta
- Martin John O'Connor (15 Dec 1965 Appointed - May 1969 Resigned)
- Saverio Zupi (17 May 1969 Appointed - 14 Nov 1969 Resigned)
- Giuseppe Mojoli (14 Nov 1969 Appointed - Dec 1971 Resigned)
- Edoardo Pecoraio (28 Dec 1971 Appointed - 1974 Appointed, Official of the Secretariat of State)
- Antonio del Giudice (18 Dec 1974 Appointed - 22 Dec 1978 Appointed, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Iraq)
- Pier Luigi Celata (12 Dec 1985 Appointed - 6 Feb 1995 Appointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Turkey)
- José Sebastián Laboa Gallego (18 Mar 1995 Appointed - 13 Jun 1998 Retired)
- Luigi Gatti (13 Jun 1998 Appointed - 28 Jun 2001 Appointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon)
- Luigi Conti (8 Aug 2001 Appointed - 5 Jun 2003 Retired)
- Félix del Blanco Prieto (5 Jun 2003 Appointed - 28 Jul 2007 Appointed, Almoner of the Office of Papal Charities)
- Tommaso Caputo (3 Sep 2007 Appointed - 10 Nov 2012 Appointed, Prelate of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario)
- Aldo Cavalli (16 Feb 2013 Appointed - 21 Mar 2015, Apostolic Nuncio to Netherlands)
- Mario Roberto Cassari (22 May 2015 - )
- "Apostolic Nunciature Malta", GCatholic. Retrieved on 18 May 2014.
- "Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari", Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved on 22 May 2015.
- "New Apostolic Nuncio appointed", The Times of Malta, Malta, 22 May 2015. Retrieved on 22 May 2015.