Carlo Maria Viganò Age, Family, Wiki, Biography & More

Carlo Maria Viganò Age, Family, Wiki, Biography & More

Carlo Maria Viganò Age, Family, Wiki, Biography & More | Carlo Maria Viganò is an archbishop of the Catholic Church who served as the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States from 19 October 2011 to 12 April 2016.

Carlo Maria Viganò Age

Carlo Maria Viganò Age, Family, Wiki, Biography & More

Birth name: Carlo Maria Viganò
Born/Date of Birth: 16 January 1941
Place of Birth: Varese, Kingdom of Italy
Nationality: Italian
Predecessor: Salvatore Boccaccio
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  • Apostolic Nuncio to the United States (2011–2016)
  • Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria (1992–1998)
  • Official of Secretariat of State (1998–2009)
  • Secretary-General of the Governorate of the Vatican City State (2009–2011)
Education: Pontifical Gregorian University, Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
Siblings: Fr Lorenzo Viganò
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Carlo Maria Viganò

(born 16 January 1941) is an exiled archbishop of the Catholic Church who served as the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States from 19 October 2011 to 12 April 2016. He previously served as Secretary-General of the Governorate of Vatican City State from 16 July 2009 to 3 September 2011. He is best known for his role in the Vatican leaks scandal in 2012 and a 2018 letter in which he accused Pope Francis and other Church leaders of covering up sexual abuse allegations against then-cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

 

Early life

Carlo Maria Viganò was born on 16 January 1941 in Varese, Italy. Viganò was ordained a priest on 24 March 1968. He earned a doctorate in utroque iure (both canon and civil law). He entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See in 1973, and worked at the papal diplomatic missions in Iraq and Great Britain. From 1978 to 1989, he held posts at the Secretariat of State. He was named Special Envoy and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg on 4 April 1989.

 

Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria

On 3 April 1992, he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Ulpiana and Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Nigeria by Pope John Paul II. He was consecrated by the Pope, with Cardinals Franciszek Macharski and Angelo Sodano serving as co-consecrators, on 26 April.

 

Personnel chief at the Vatican

At the close of his mission to Nigeria, he was assigned to functions within the Secretariat of State as the delegate for Pontifical Representations, making him the personnel chief for the Roman curia in addition to Vatican diplomats. He served in this role until he became Secretary-General of the Governorate on 16 July 2009. From 1)Wikipedia

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