Apostolic Nunciature to Germany


Apostolic Nunciature to Germany

The Apostolic Nunciature to Germany is an ecclesiastical office of the Roman Catholic Church in Germany. It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio to Germany with the rank of an ambassador. The office of the nunciature is located in Berlin.

Two Popes once served as Germany's nuncio, Leo XII and Pius XII. The current Apostolic Nuncio to Germany is "His Excellency" Jean-Claude Périsset, who was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI on October 15, 2007.

List of Apostolic Nuncios to Germany

*Cesare Speciano (1592 - 1598)
*Attilio Amalteo (1606 - 1610)
*Pier Luigi Carafa (1624 - 1634)
*Ciriaco Rocci (1630 - 1634)
*Fabio Chigi (1639 - 1651)
*Francesco Buonvisi (1670 - 1672)
*Opizio Pallavicini (1672 - 1680)
*Sebastiano Tanara (1687 - 1690)
*Gianantonio Davia (1690 - 1696)
*Fabrizio Paolucci (1696 - 1700)
*Giulio Piazza (1702 - 1706)
*Giovanni Caprara Montecuccoli (1766 - 1775)
*Carlo Bellisomi (1775 - 1785)
*Bartolomeo Pacca (1786 -1794)
*Annibale della Genga (1794 - 1804)
*Francesco Serra Casano (1818 - 1826)
*Michele Viale-Prelà (1841 - 1845)
*Carlo Morichini (1845 - 1847)
*Carlo Sacconi (1851 - 1853)
*Antonio De Luca (1853 - 1856)
*Flavio Chigi (1857 - 1861)
*Matteo Eustachio Gonella (1861 - 1866)
*Pier Meglia (1866 - 1874)
*Angelo Bianchi (1874 - 1877)
*Gaetano Aloisi Masella (1877 - 1879)
*Cesare Roncetti (1879 - 1881)
*Angelo Di Pietro (1882 - 1887)
*Fulco Luigi Ruffo-Scilla (1887 - 1889)
*Antonio Agliardi (1889 - 1893)
*Andrea Aiuti (1893 - 1896)
*Benedetto Lorenzelli (1896-1899)
*Cesare Sambucetti (1900 - 1904)
*Carlo Caputo (1904 - 1907)
*Andreas Frühwirth, OP (1907 - 1916)
*Giuseppe Aversa (1916 - 1917)
*Eugenio Pacelli (1917 - 1930)
*Alberto Vassallo-Torregrossa (1925 - 1934)
*Aloysius Muench (1951 - 1959)
*Corrado Bafile (1960 - 1975)
*Guido Del Mestri (1975 - 1984)
*Giuseppe Uhac (1984 - 1991)
*Lajos Kada (1991 - 1995)
*Giovanni Lajolo (1995 - 2003)
*Erwin Ender (2003 - 2007)
*Jean-Claude Périsset (2007 - present)

ee also

* [http://www.nuntiatur.de/ Official site]


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