Permanent Observer of Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva

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The Permanent Observer of Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva is the representative of the Pope and the Catholic Church to the European office of the United Nations — in Geneva, Switzerland. The Church also has a representative at the headquarters of the United Nations — in New York, United States of America — known as the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations.

The Permanent Observer holds the diplomatic rank of Apostolic Nuncio and the ecclesiastical title of a titular archbishop.

Permanent Observers of Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva[edit]

  1. Fr. Henri de Rietmatten (1967 – 1971)
  2. Archbishop Silvio Luoni (1971 – 15 May 1978)
  3. Archbishop Jean-Édouard-Lucien Rupp (1978–1980)
  4. Archbishop Edoardo Rovida (7 March 1981 – 26 January 1985)
  5. Archbishop Justo Mullor García (3 March 1985 – 30 November 1991)
  6. Archbishop Paul Fouad Tabet (1991–1995)
  7. Archbishop Giuseppe Bertello (1997 – 27 December 2000)
  8. Archbishop Diarmuid Martin (17 January 2001 – 3 March 2003)
  9. Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S. (10 June 2003 – present)

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