His Excellency Archbishop Alessandro D’Errico
Apostolic Nuncio to Malta and Libya





H.E. Monsignor Alessandro D’Errico was born in Frattamaggiore in Naples, Italy, on the 18th November 1950.

He was ordained priest on 24th March 1974 and he was incardinated in the Diocese of Aversa. He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy.

He studied at the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy in Rome and joined the Diplomatic Service of the Holy See on the 5th March 1977. He then served in the Apostolic Nunciature in Thailand, Brazil and Greece. He served within the Prefecture of the Papal Household and later served in the Pontifical Representations in Italy and in Poland.

On the 14th November 1998 he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Carini and Apostolic Nuncio in Pakistan.

On the 21st November 2005 he was appointed Apostolic Nuncio in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

On the 17th February 2010 he was appointed Apostolic Nuncio in Montenegro.

On the 21st May 2012 he was appointed Apostolic Nuncio in Croatia.

As the Apostolic Nuncio in Malta, Archbishop D’Errico will represent the Holy Father and the Holy See both with regard to the Catholic Church in Malta and Gozo, as well as to the Civil Authorities. He will also be the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Republic of Malta.

It is the duty of the Papal Representative to strengthen the bonds of communion between the Apostolic See and the Catholic Church present in the country where he is posted. For this reason, it is the responsibility of the Apostolic Nuncio to assist the Bishops of Malta and Gozo as they carry out their pastoral role. At the same time, the Nuncio will promote and facilitate the relations between the Government of Malta and the Holy See.

H.E. Monsignor Alessandro D’Errico was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Malta on April, 27 2017 and Apostolic Nuncio to Libya on June 10, 2017.

Rev. Mgr. Simón Bolívar Sánchez Carrión

Mailing Address: The Nunciature, Tal-Virtù Road, Tal-Virtù, Rabat RBT 2604 (Malta)
Telephone: (356) 21453457; 21453422
Fax: (356) 21453423
E-mail: nuntius@onvol.net

Past and Present Ordinaries

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 Appointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Netherlands)
Mario Roberto Cassari † (22 May 2015 Appointed - Dec 2016 Retired)
Alessandro D’Errico (27 Apr 2017 Appointed - )

Source: http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dxxmt.html