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The Permanent Observer
Curriculum VitÆ


February 24, 1958Born in Milan (Italy)
June 11, 1983Ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Milan. Served as Assistant Parish Priest until 1986
1987-1991Studied at the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy (the Vatican Diplomatic School) in Rome, obtaining a Doctorate in Theology and a Licentiate in Canon Law from the Pontifical Gregorian University
July 1, 1991Joined the Diplomatic Service of the Holy See and was posted at the Apostolic Nunciature in Tanzania
June 11, 1993Secretary of the Substitute for General Affairs of the Secretariat of State of the Holy See, Vatican
December 17, 2002Promoted Assessor for General Affairs of the Secretariat of State
July 16, 2009Appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon and Titular Archbishop of Sepino
September 12, 2009Ordained Bishop by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter’s Basilica
September 12, 2017Appointed Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines by His Holiness Pope Francis
November 16, 2019Appointed Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations Organization, New York