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Apostolic Vicariate of

Derna

Libya Libya

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Derna / Dernen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Benghazi (←), Alexandria of Egypt (→)

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2019.12.08 – ...):Fr. Sandro Overend Rigillo, O.F.M. (63)Fr. Sandro Overend Rigillo, O.F.M. (63)

Apostolic Administrator of Benghazi (Libya)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Derna (Roman Rite)

Fr. Sandro Overend Rigillo, O.F.M. (63)Fr. Sandro Overend Rigillo, O.F.M. (63)
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.12.08 – ...)

Bishop George Bugeja, O.F.M. (60)Bishop George Bugeja, O.F.M. (60)
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.02.14 – 2019.12.08)

Bishop Sylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1997.03.10 – 2016.02.14)

Bishop Giustino Giulio Pastorino, O.F.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1965.01.11 – 1997.03.10)

Bishop Ernesto Aurelio Ghiglione, O.F.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1951.07.05 – 1964.06.08)

Bishop Camillo Vittorino Facchinetti, O.F.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1948 – 1950.12.25)

Bishop Giovanni Lucato, S.D.B.
(1939.09.13 – 1948.06.21)

Born:1892.11.01
Ordained Priest:1922.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1939.11.05
Died:1962.05.01 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Tigias (1939.09.13 – 1948.06.21)

Vicar Apostolic of Derna (Libya) (1939.09.13 – 1948.06.21)

Bishop of Isernia (Italy) (1948.06.21 – 1962.05.01)

Bishop of Venafro (Italy) (1948.06.21 – 1962.05.01)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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