His Excellency Most Reverend Giuseppe Lazzarotto

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His Excellency Most Reverend

Giuseppe Lazzarotto
Titular Archbishop of Numana 

Apostolic Delegate in Jerusalem and Palestine
Apostolic Nuncio in Israel
Apostolic Nuncio in Cyprus


Born in Carpanè di San Nazario, Vicenza (Italy) on May 24th 1942; ordained Priest on April 1st 1967; entered the Diplomatic Service of the Holy See in 1971; served in  Zambia, Malawi, Belgium-European Community-Luxembourg, Cuba, Jerusalem-Palestine, Cyprus, Section for the Relations with States of the Secretariat of State. Elevated to the Titular See of Numana and appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, he was ordained Bishop in the Cathedral Church of Padua on October 7th, 1994. In 2000 he was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland and in 2007 Apostolic Nuncio to Australia.

Since August 18th, 2012 he is Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Apostolic Delegate in Jerusalem and Palestine, and since August 30, 2012 also Apostolic Nuncio to Cyprus.