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Personal Prelature of

Opus Dei

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Personal Prelature

Population: 93,297 Catholics (2018)

Statistics: 1,975 missions, 2,122 priests (diocesan), 202 seminarians (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Guardian Angels (October 2)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 2

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Address: Curia Prelatizia, Viale Bruno Buozzi 73, 00197 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.80.89.61

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Prelate (2017.01.23 – ...):Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz Braña (77)Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz Braña (77)

Grand Chancellor of Pontifical University of the Holy Cross

Auxiliary Vicar (2019.05.14 – ...):Msgr. Mariano Fazio Fernández (61)Msgr. Mariano Fazio Fernández (61)
Procurator at the Holy See (2000.09.20 – ...):Msgr. Carlos María Nannei (76)Msgr. Carlos María Nannei (76)
Vicar General (2019.05.14 – ...):Fr. Antoni Pujals i Ginebreda (66)Fr. Antoni Pujals i Ginebreda (66)

Ordinaries

Prelates of Opus Dei (Roman Rite)

Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz Braña (77)Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz Braña (77)Permalink
(2017.01.23 – ...)

Prelate of Opus Dei (Italy)
Grand Chancellor of Pontifical University of the Holy Cross

Born:1944.10.27 (Paris, France)
Ordained Priest:1971.08.15

Auxiliary Vicar of Opus Dei (Italy) (2014.12.12 – 2017.01.23)

Prelate of Opus Dei (Italy) (2017.01.23 – ...)

Grand Chancellor of Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (2017.01.23 – ...)

Bishop Javier Echevarría RodríguezPermalink
(1994.04.20 – 2016.12.12)

Deo omnis gloria

Born:1932.06.14 (Madrid, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1955.08.07
Consecrated Bishop:1995.01.06
Died:2016.12.12 (Roma, Italy † 84)

Vicar General of Opus Dei (Italy) (1982.11.28 – 1994.04.20)

Titular Bishop of Cilibia (1994.04.20 – 2016.12.12)

Prelate of Opus Dei (Italy) (1994.04.20 – 2016.12.12)

Grand Chancellor of Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (1994.04.20 – 2016.12.12)

Twitter FeedBlessed Bishop Álvaro del Portillo y ÁlvaroPermalink
(1982.11.28 – 1994.03.23)

Regnare Christum volumus

Born:1914.03.11 (Madrid, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1944.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1991.01.06
Died:1994.03.23 (Roma, Italy † 80)
Beatified:2014.09.27 (Madrid, Spain)

Prelate of Opus Dei (Italy) (1982.11.28 – 1994.03.23)

Titular Bishop of Vita (1990.12.07 – 1994.03.23)

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Former Prelates


as of 2021.10.29

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