Apostolic Nunciature in Cyprus

Posted by marc | Holy See | Wednesday 7 November 2018 8:00 am

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Apostolic Nunciature
in Cyprus

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The Republic of Cyprus, after gaining its independence in 1959, established diplomatic relations with the Holy See on May 28, 1973. Since then, an Apostolic Nunciature was opened in Nicosia and an Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus was opened in the Vatican. The Apostolic Nunciature covers only the territories of the Republic of Cyprus.

 

Former Apostolic Nuncios: 
His Excellency Most Reverend Pio Laghi 1973-1974
His Excellency Most Reverend William Aquin Carew 1974-1983
His Excellency Most Reverend Carlo Curis 1983-1990
His Excellency Most Reverend Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo 1990-1998
His Excellency Most Reverend Pietro Sambi 1998-2005
His Excellency Most Reverend Antonio Franco 2006-2012
His Excellency Most Reverend Giuseppe Lazzarotto 2012- 2017

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Apostolic Nuncio:

His Excellency Most Reverend Leopoldo Girelli

 

Secretary of the Nunciature:
Msgr. Marco Formica

 

Address:
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Apostolic Nunciature
Nicosia – Paphos Gate, 1
Franciscan Convent of the Holy Cross – 2 nd floor
Mailing address:
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P.O.B. 21964
1010 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: +357 (22) 66 21 32
Fax: +357 (22) 66 07 67
Email: na.cyprus@diplomat.va
Website: www.vatican.va