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Apostolic Vicariate of

Alexandria of Egypt

Egypt Egypt

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Population: 65,355 Catholics (2018)

Statistics: 16 parishes, 10 missions, 183 priests (9 diocesan, 174 religious), 767 lay religious (190 brothers, 577 sisters) (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Benghazi (↙), Derna (←)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History

Papal Visits

United Titles


Special Churches

Benghazi (↙), Derna (←)

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2020.08.06 – ...):Bishop Claudio Lurati, M.C.C.J. (58)Bishop Claudio Lurati, M.C.C.J. (58)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt (Roman Rite)

Bishop Claudio Lurati, M.C.C.J. (58)Bishop Claudio Lurati, M.C.C.J. (58)Permalink
(2020.08.06 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt (Egypt)

Born:1962.02.21 (Como, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1989.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:2020.10.30

Vicar Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt (Egypt) (2020.08.06 – ...)

Fr. Elia Eskandr Abd Elmalak, O.F.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.07.29 – 2020.08.06)

Bishop Adel Zaky, O.F.M.Permalink
(2009.09.01 – 2019.07.21)

Born:1947.12.01 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1972.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:2009.10.29
Died:2019.07.21 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Flumenzer (2009.09.01 – 2019.07.21)

Vicar Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt (Egypt) (2009.09.01 – 2019.07.21)

Msgr. Gennaro De MartinoPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2008.10.29 – 2009.09.01)

Bishop Giuseppe Bausardo, S.D.B. (69)Bishop Giuseppe Bausardo, S.D.B. (69)Permalink
(2001.02.24 – 2008.10.29)

Titular Bishop of Ida in Mauretania
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Alexandria of Egypt (Egypt)

Born:1951.04.24 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:2001.06.03

Vicar Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt (Egypt) (2001.02.24 – 2008.10.29)

Titular Bishop of Ida in Mauretania (2001.02.24 – ...)

Bishop Egidio Sampieri, O.F.M.Permalink
(1978.04.29 – 2000.08.26)

Born:1928.01.22 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1952.09.07
Consecrated Bishop:1978.06.30
Died:2000.08.26 († 72)

Vicar Apostolic of Heliopolis of Egypt (Egypt) (1978.04.29 – 1987.11.30)

Vicar Apostolic of Port-Said (Egypt) (1978.04.29 – 1987.11.30)

Titular Bishop of Ida in Mauretania (1978.04.29 – 2000.08.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt (Egypt) (1978.04.29 – 2000.08.26)

Bishop Jean de Capistran Aimé Cayer, O.F.M.Permalink
(1949.05.26 – 1978.04.13)

Omnes vos in visceribus Christi

Born:1900.04.17 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1926.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1949.09.17
Died:1978.04.13 († 77)

Vicar Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt (Egypt) (1949.05.26 – 1978.04.13)

Titular Bishop of Cissi (1949.06.17 – 1978.04.13)

Vicars Apostolic of Egypt (Roman Rite)

Bishop Igino Nuti, O.F.M.Permalink
(1921.12.20 – 1949.03)

Born:1883.01.22 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1907.04.28
Consecrated Bishop:1922.03.19
Died:1966.04.21 († 83)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1921.12.20 – 1949.03)

Titular Bishop of Pupiana (1921.12.20 – 1966.04.21)

Archbishop Aurelio Briante, O.F.M.Permalink
(1904.07.23 – 1921.02)

Born:1846.07.01 (Italy)
Died:1929.07.18 († 83)

Custos of the Holy Land of Custody of the Holy Land (1886 – 1886)

Custos of the Holy Land of Custody of the Holy Land (1894 – 1900?)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1904.07.23 – 1921.02)

Apostolic Delegate to Egypt and Arabia (1904.07.23 – 1921.02)

Titular Archbishop of Cyrene (1904.07.23 – 1929.07.18)

Archbishop Gaudenzio Bonfigli, O.F.M.Permalink
(1896.02.25 – 1904.04.06)

Born:1831.03.06
Ordained Priest:1853
Consecrated Bishop:1881.11.13
Died:1904.04.06 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Casium (1881.08.19 – 1890.08.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Aleppo (Syria) (1881.08.19 – 1890.08.19)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (1890.08.19 – 1896.02.25)

Apostolic Delegate to Syria (1890.08.19 – 1896.02.25)

Titular Archbishop of Cabassa (1890.08.19 – 1904.04.06)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1896.02.25 – 1904.04.06)

Apostolic Delegate to Egypt and Arabia (1896.02.25 – 1904.04.06)

Archbishop Guido Corbelli, O.F.M. Obs.Permalink
(1888.10.09 – 1896.06.22)

Born:1841.03.08 (Italy)
Died:1903 († 62)

Custos of the Holy Land of Custody of the Holy Land (1880 – 1886)

Titular Archbishop of Pelusium (1888.03.08 – 1896.06.22)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1888.10.09 – 1896.06.22)

Archbishop-Bishop of Cortona (Italy) (1896.06.22 – 1901.08.08)

Archbishop Anacleto Chicaro, O.F.M.Permalink
(1881.05.12 – 1888.10.05)

Born:1816.08.22 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1881.05.22
Died:1893.04.16 († 76)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1881.05.12 – 1888.10.05)

Titular Archbishop of Hemesa (1881.05.12 – 1893.04.16)

Apostolic Delegate to Egypt and Arabia (1881.05.17 – 1888.10.05)

Archbishop Luigi Ciurcia, O.F.M.Permalink
(1866.07.27 – 1881.05.01)

Born:1818.12.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1841.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1854.03.19
Died:1881.07.13 († 62)

Bishop of Lezhë (Albania) (1853.09.27 – 1858.06.04)

Titular Bishop of Delcus (1858.06.04 – 1859.02.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1858.06.04 – 1859.02.06)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1859.02.06 – 1866.07.27)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1866.07.27 – 1881.05.01)

Titular Archbishop of Irenopolis (1866.07.27 – 1881.07.13)

Apostolic Delegate to Egypt and Arabia (1866.07.27 – 1881.07.13)

Bishop Paškal Vujičić, O.F.M. Obs.Permalink
(1860.09.28 – 1866.08.06)

Born:1826.04
Consecrated Bishop:1858.07.25
Died:1888.03.17 († 61)

Bishop of Pult (Albania) (1858.06.01 – 1860.09.28)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1860.09.28 – 1866.08.06)

Apostolic Delegate to Egypt and Arabia (1860.09.28 – 1866.08.06)

Titular Bishop of Antiphellus (1860.09.28 – 1888.03.17)

Vicar Apostolic of Bosnia (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (1866.08.06 – 1881)

Bishop Perpetuo Guasco da Solero, O.F.M. Obs.Permalink
(1839.06.07 – 1859.08.02)

Born:1803.07.02 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1826
Consecrated Bishop:1839.09.29
Died:1859.08.02 († 56)

Custos of the Holy Land of Custody of the Holy Land (1838.09.04 – 1839.06.07)

Titular Bishop of Phessa (1839.06.07 – 1859.08.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1839.06.07 – 1859.08.02)

Apostolic Delegate to Egypt and Arabia (1839.06.07 – 1859.08.02)


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