Apostolic Nunciature in Israel

Posted by marc | Holy See | Friday 6 October 2017 9:47 am


Apostolic Nunciature
in Israel


     On December 30, 1993, the Holy See and the State of Israel signed a Fundamental Agreement,the equivalent of an international treaty, which defined and normalized several aspects of their mutual relations. On June 14, 1994,  another agreement was signed establishing full diplomatic relations between the parties.  An Apostolic Nunciature was opened in Israel, in the Old Jaffa section of Tel Aviv.


Former Apostolic Nuncios: 
His Excellency Most Reverend Andrea di Montezemolo 1994-1998
His Excellency Most Reverend Pietro Sambi 1998-2005
His Excellency Most Reverend Antonio Franco 2006-2012
His Excellency Most Reverend Giuseppe Lazzarotto 2012- 2017


Apostolic Nuncio:

His Excellency Most Reverend Leopoldo Girelli

Apostolic Nunciature
1 Netiv Hamazalot
P.O.B. 8415
6108301 Old Jaffa
Tel: (03) 683 56 58
Fax: (03) 683 56 59

Local Attaché: Rev. Carlos Santos, O.F.M.