Custos of the Holy Land

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Very Rev. Francesco Patton, O.F.M.

Custos of the Holy Land

Born in Vigo Meano in the diocese of Trent on December 23rd, 1963, he belongs to the Franciscan Province of St. Anthony in Italy. He is fluent in English and Spanish, besides his native Italian.

He made his solemn profession on October 4th, 1986 and was ordained priest on May 26th, 1989. In 1993 he earned a Licentiate in Communication Sciences at the Pontifical Salesian University in Rome.

He served in various capacities in his province and also within the Order, as well as in the diocese of Trent. On May 20, 2016 was elected Custos of the Holy Land.

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