Ilario Antoniazzi

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Ilario Antoniazzi
Archbishop of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tunis
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Archbishop Antoniazzi, on May, 30th, 2013
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Archdiocese of Tunis
Predecessor Maroun Lahham
Orders
Ordination June 24, 1972
by Patriarch Giacomo Giuseppe Beltritti
Consecration March 16, 2013
by Patriarch Fouad Boutros Twal
Personal details
Born (1948-04-23) April 23, 1948 (age 67)
San Polo di Piave
Styles of
Ilario Antoniazzi
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Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Monsignor
Posthumous style none

Ilario Antoniazzi (born April 23, 1948 in Rai (San Polo di Piave), Province of Treviso) has been the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Tunis since February 21, 2013.

Biography[edit]

Born in Rai, frazione of San Polo di Piave in 1948, in 1962 he entered the Seminary of Jerusalem and in 1972 he was ordained as a priest.

For many years he was pastor in various parishes of the patriarchy, and since 2011 has also served as director of the 44 Catholic schools in the patriarchy.

On February 21, 2013 Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as archbishop of the Archdiocese of Tunis.[1] He was ordained on March 16 and installed on April 7.

He speaks Italian and French, but is fluent also in Arabic and English.

Motto[edit]

TURRIS FORTISSIMA NOMEN DOMINI (The name of the Lord is the strongest tower)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Il Papa nomina il nuovo arcivescovo di Tunisi (Italian)

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