List of heads of the diplomatic missions of the Holy See

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The following is a sortable list of the heads of the diplomatic mission of the Holy See.


  Vatican City State
  Diplomatic relations, resident mission, nuncio is of ambassadorial rank and with additional privileges[1]
  Diplomatic relations, non-resident accreditation with additional privileges
  Diplomatic relations, resident mission, nuncio has regular ambassadorial status
  Diplomatic relations, non-resident accreditation, regular ambassadorial status

  Formal contact with the government, but no diplomatic relations
  Representative to the Catholic communities only, no diplomatic relations


Sortable list[edit]

Country Type of mission Representative Nomination date
 Albania Nunciature Moliner Inglés, Ramiro 26 July 2008
 Algeria Nunciature Yeh Sheng-nan, Thomas 22 April 2004
 Andorra Nunciature (non-residential) Fratini, Renzo 20 August 2009
 Angola Nunciature Rugambwa, Novatus 20 February 2010
 Antigua and Barbuda Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
Antilles Delegation (seated in Trinidad and Tobago) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
Arabian Peninsula Delegation (seated in Kuwait) Rajič, Petar 2 December 2009
 Argentina Nunciature Tscherrig, Emil Paul 5 January 2012
 Armenia Nunciature (non-residential) Solczyński, Marek 15 December 2011
 Australia Nunciature Gallagher, Paul Richard 11 December 2012
 Austria Nunciature Zurbriggen, Peter Stephan 14 January 2009
 Azerbaijan Nunciature (non-residential) Solczyński, Marek 14 April 2012
 Bahamas Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
 Bahrain Nunciature (non-residential) Rajič, Petar 2 December 2009
 Bangladesh Nunciature Kocherry, George 6 July 2013
 Barbados Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 21 December 2011
 Belarus Nunciature Gugerotti, Claudio 15 July 2011
 Belgium Nunciature Berloco, Giacinto 2 April 2005
 Belize Nunciature (non-residential) Kalenga Badikebele, Léon 13 April 2013
 Benin Nunciature Udaigwe, Brian 8 April 2013
 Bolivia Nunciature Diquattro, Giambattista 21 November 2008
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Nunciature Pezzuto, Luigi 17 November 2012
 Botswana Nunciature (non-residential) Cassari, Mario Roberto 10 March 2012
 Brazil Nunciature d’Aniello, Giovanni 10 February 2012
 Brunei Delegation Marino Joseph Salvador 16 January 2013
 Bulgaria Nunciature Pecorari, Anselmo Guido 25 April 2014
 Burkina Faso Nunciature Rallo, Vito 12 June 2007
 Burundi Nunciature Załuski, Wojciech 15 July 2014
 Cambodia Nunciature (non-residential) Tschang In-Nam, Paul 4 August 2012
 Cameroon Nunciature Pioppo, Piero 25 January 2010
 Canada Nunciature Bonazzi, Luigi 18 December 2013
 Cape Verde Nunciature (non-residential) Montemayor, Luis Mariano 19 June 2008
 Central African Republic Nunciature Coppola, Franco 31 January 2014
 Chad Nunciature (non-residential) Coppola, Franco 2 April 2014
 Chile Nunciature Scapolo, Ivo 15 July 2011
 China, Republic of Nunciature vacant 25 March 1979
 Colombia Nunciature Balestrero, Ettore 22 February 2013
 Comoros Delegation (seated in Madagascar) Nugent, Eugene Martin 13 February 2010
 Congo, Democratic Republic of Nunciature Yllana, Adolfo Tito 20 November 2010
 Congo, Republic of Nunciature Pawłowski, Jan Romeo 18 March 2009
 Cook Islands Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 8 May 2013
 Costa Rica Nunciature Arcari, Antonio 5 July 2014
 Croatia Nunciature D’Errico, Alessandro 21 May 2012
 Cuba Nunciature Musarò, Bruno 6 August 2011
 Cyprus Nunciature (non-residential) Lazzarotto, Giuseppe 30 August 2012
 Czech Republic Nunciature Leanza, Giuseppe 15 September 2011
 Denmark Nunciature (non-residential) Nowacki, Henryk Józef 6 October 2012
 Djibouti Nunciature (non-residential) Bianco, Luigi 10 September 2014
 Dominica Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
 Dominican Republic Nunciature Okolo, Jude Thaddeus 7 October 2013
 Ecuador Nunciature Ottonello, Giacomo Guido 26 February 2005
 Egypt Nunciature Gobel, Jean-Paul Aimé 5 January 2013
 El Salvador Nunciature Kalenga Badikebele, Léon 2 February 2013
 Equatorial Guinea Nunciature (non-residential) Pioppo, Piero 25 January 2010
 Eritrea Nunciature (non-residential) van Megen, Hubertus 7 June 2014
 Estonia Nunciature (non-residential) López Quintana, Pedro 22 March 2014
 Ethiopia Nunciature Bianco, Luigi 12 July 2014
 European Union Nunciature Lebeaupin, Alain Paul 23 June 2012
 Fiji Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 23 September 2013
 Finland Nunciature (non-residential) Nowacki, Henryk Józef 6 October 2012
 France Nunciature Ventura, Luigi 22 September 2009
 Gabon Nunciature Pawłowski, Jan Romeo 18 March 2009
 Gambia Nunciature (non-residential) Adamczy, Mirosław 8 June 2013
 Georgia Nunciature Solczyński, Marek 26 November 2011
 Germany Nunciature Eterović, Nikola 21 September 2013
 Ghana Nunciature Speich, Jean-Marie 17 August 2013
 Greece Nunciature Adams, Edward Joseph 22 February 2011
 Grenada Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
 Guatemala Nunciature Thevenin, Nicolas 5 January 2013
 Guinea Nunciature Gangemi, Santo Rocco 6 November 2013
 Guinea-Bissau Nunciature (non-residential) Montemayor, Luis Mariano 17 September 2008
 Guyana Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
 Haiti Nunciature vacant 1 July 2014
 Honduras Nunciature vacant 12 July 2014
 Hungary Nunciature Bottari de Castello, Alberto 6 June 2011
 Iceland Nunciature (non-residential) Nowacki, Henryk Józef 28 June 2012
 India Nunciature Pennacchio, Salvatore 8 May 2010
 Indonesia Nunciature Filipazzi, Antonio Guido 23 March 2011
 Iran Nunciature Boccardi, Leo 11 July 2013
 Iraq Nunciature Lingua, Giorgio 4 September 2010
 Ireland Nunciature Brown, Charles John 26 November 2011
 Israel Nunciature Lazzarotto, Giuseppe 18 August 2012
 Italy Nunciature Bernardini, Adriano 15 November 2011
 Ivory Coast Nunciature Spiteri, Joseph 1 October 2013
 Jamaica Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
 Japan Nunciature Chennoth, Joseph 15 August 2011
Jerusalem and Palestine Delegation Lazzarotto, Giuseppe 18 August 2012
 Jordan Nunciature (non-residential) Lingua, Giorgio 4 September 2010
 Kazakhstan Nunciature Maury Buendía, Miguel 19 May 2008
 Kenya Nunciature Balvo, Charles Daniel 17 January 2013
 Kiribati Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 8 May 2013
 Korea, Republic of Nunciature Padilla, Osvaldo 12 April 2008
 Kuwait Nunciature Rajič, Petar 2 December 2009
 Kyrgyzstan Nunciature (non-residential) Maury Buendía, Miguel 12 July 2008
 Laos Delegation (seated in Thailand) Tschang In-Nam, Paul 4 August 2012
 Latvia Nunciature (non-residential) López Quintana, Pedro 22 March 2014
 Lebanon Nunciature Caccia, Gabriele Giordano 16 July 2009
 Lesotho Nunciature (non-residential) Cassari, Mario Roberto 17 March 2012
 Liberia Nunciature Adamczy, Mirosław 22 February 2013
 Libya Nunciature (non-residential) Cavalli, Aldo 13 April 2013
 Liechtenstein Nunciature (non-residential) Causero, Diego 28 May 2011
 Lithuania Nunciature López Quintana, Pedro 8 March 2014
 Luxembourg Nunciature (non-residential) Berloco, Giacinto 24 July 2009
 Macedonia Nunciature (non-residential) Pecorari, Anselmo Guido 11 July 2014
 Madagascar Nunciature Nugent, Eugene Martin 13 February 2010
 Malawi Nunciature (non-residential) Murat, Julio 6 June 2012
 Malaysia Nunciature Marino, Joseph Salvador 16 January 2013
 Mali Nunciature (non-residential) Gangemi, Santo Rocco 5 February 2014
 Malta Nunciature Cavalli, Aldo 16 February 2013
 Marshall Islands Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 3 May 2014
 Mauritania Delegation (seated in Senegal) Montemayor, Luis Mariano 19 June 2008
 Mauritius Nunciature (non-residential) Nugent, Eugene Martin 13 March 2010
 Mexico Nunciature Pierre, Christophe 22 March 2007
 Federated States of Micronesia Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 8 May 2013
 Moldova Nunciature (non-residential) Lozano, Francisco-Javier 10 December 2007
 Monaco Nunciature (non-residential) Travaglino, Luigi 8 September 2012
 Mongolia Nunciature (non-residential) Padilla, Osvaldo 26 April 2008
 Montenegro Nunciature (non-residential) Pezzuto, Luigi 17 November 2012
 Morocco Nunciature Sozzo, Antonio 17 July 2003
 Mozambique Nunciature vacant 5 July 2014
 Myanmar Delegation (seated in Thailand) Tschang In-Nam, Paul 4 August 2012
 Namibia Nunciature (non-residential) Cassari, Mario Roberto 10 March 2012
 Nauru Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 3 May 2014
   Nepal Nunciature (non-residential) Pennacchio, Salvatore 13 November 2010
 Netherlands Nunciature Dupuy, André Pierre Louis 15 December 2011
 New Zealand Nunciature Krebs, Martin 8 May 2013
 Nicaragua Nunciature Nwachukwu, Fortunatus 12 November 2012
 Niger Nunciature (non-residential) Rallo, Vito 12 June 2007
 Nigeria Nunciature Kasujja, Augustine 2 February 2010
 Norway Nunciature (non-residential) Nowacki, Henryk Józef 6 October 2012
Pacific Ocean Delegation (seated in New Zealand) Krebs, Martin 8 May 2013
 Pakistan Nunciature Peña Parra, Edgar 2 February 2011
 Palau Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 8 May 2013
 Panama Nunciature Carrascosa Coso, Andrés 12 January 2009
 Papua New Guinea Nunciature Banach, Michael Wallace 16 April 2013
 Paraguay Nunciature Ariotti, Eliseo Antonio 5 November 2009
 Peru Nunciature Green, James Patrick 15 October 2011
 Philippines Nunciature Pinto, Giuseppe 10 May 2011
 Poland Nunciature Migliore, Celestino 30 June 2010
 Portugal Nunciature Passigato, Rino 8 November 2008
 Qatar Nunciature (non-residential) Rajič, Petar 2 December 2009
 Romania Nunciature Lozano, Francisco-Javier 10 December 2007
 Russian Federation Nunciature Jurkovič, Ivan 19 February 2011
 Rwanda Nunciature Russo, Luciano 27 January 2012
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
 Saint Lucia Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
 Samoa Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 23 September 2013
 San Marino Nunciature (non-residential) Bernardini, Adriano 15 November 2011
 Sao Tome and Principe Nunciature (non-residential) Rugambwa, Novatus 6 February 2010
 Senegal Nunciature Montemayor, Luis Mariano 19 June 2008
 Serbia Nunciature Antonini, Orlando 8 August 2009
 Seychelles Nunciature (non-residential) Nugent, Eugene Martin 13 March 2010
 Sierra Leone Nunciature (non-residential) Adamczy, Mirosław 21 September 2013
 Singapore Nunciature Girelli, Leopoldo 13 January 2011
 Slovakia Nunciature Giordana, Mario 15 March 2008
 Slovenia Nunciature Janusz, Juliusz 10 February 2011
 Solomon Islands Nunciature (non-residential) Banach, Michael Wallace 18 May 2013
 Somalia Delegation (seated in Ethiopia) Bianco, Luigi 10 September 2014
 South Africa Nunciature Cassari, Mario Roberto 10 March 2012
 South Sudan Nunciature Balvo, Charles Daniel 21 December 2013
 Spain Nunciature Fratini, Renzo 20 August 2009
 Sri Lanka Nunciature Nguyên Van Tot, Pierre 22 March 2014
 Sudan Nunciature van Megen, Hubertus 8 March 2014
 Suriname Nunciature (non-residential) Girasoli, Nicolas 29 October 2011
 Swaziland Nunciature (non-residential) Cassari, Mario Roberto 10 March 2012
 Sweden Nunciature Nowacki, Henryk Józef 28 June 2012
  Switzerland Nunciature Causero, Diego 28 May 2011
 Syria Nunciature Zenari, Mario 30 December 2008
 Tajikistan Nunciature (non-residential) Maury Buendía, Miguel 12 July 2008
 Tanzania Nunciature Padilla, Francisco Montecillo 10 November 2011
 Thailand Nunciature Tschang In-Nam, Paul 4 August 2012
 Timor-Leste Nunciature (non-residential) Marino Joseph Salvador 16 January 2013
 Togo Nunciature (non-residential) Udaigwe, Brian 16 July 2013
 Tonga Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 18 January 2014
 Trinidad and Tobago Nunciature Girasoli, Nicolas 21 December 2011
 Tunisia Nunciature (non-residential) Yeh Sheng-nan, Thomas 22 April 2004
 Turkey Nunciature Lucibello, Antonio 27 August 2005
 Turkmenistan Nunciature (non-residential) Lucibello, Antonio 27 August 2005
 Uganda Nunciature Blume, Michael August 2 February 2013
 Ukraine Nunciature Gullickson, Thomas Edward 21 May 2011
 United Arab Emirates Nunciature (non-residential) Rajič, Petar 27 March 2010
 United Kingdom Nunciature Mennini, Antonio 18 December 2010
 United Nations Permanent observer Auza, Bernardito Cleopas 1 July 2014
 United States Nunciature Viganò, Carlo Maria 19 October 2011
 Uruguay Nunciature Panikulam, George 14 June 2014
 Uzbekistan Nunciature (non-residential) Jurkovič, Ivan 22 July 2011
 Vanuatu Nunciature (non-residential) Krebs, Martin 23 September 2013
 Venezuela Nunciature Giordano, Aldo 26 October 2013
 Vietnam Non-residential pontifical representative Girelli, Leopoldo 13 January 2011
 Yemen Nunciature (non-residential) Rajič, Petar 27 March 2010
 Zambia Nunciature Murat, Julio 27 January 2012
 Zimbabwe Nunciature Zalewski, Marek 25 March 2014

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  1. ^ Such as in Order of precedence.