Antun Bogetić

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Antun Bogetić
Bishop of the Diocese of Poreč-Pula (Emeritus)
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Diocese of Poreč-Pula
In office 1984–1997
Predecessor Dragutin Nežić
Successor Ivan Milovan
Ordination 29 June 1946
Personal details
Born (1922-04-24)24 April 1922
Premantura, Italy
Died 19 April 2017(2017-04-19) (aged 94)
Pula, Croatia
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Antun Bogetić (24 April 1922 – 19 April 2017) was a Croatian Prelate of Roman Catholic Church who was bishop emeritus of Diocese of Poreč-Pula. He was, at the time of his death in 2017, the oldest living Catholic bishop from Croatia.

Bogetić was born in Premantura, Croatia, ordained a priest on 29 June 1946. He was appointed bishop to the Diocese of Poreč-Pula on 27 January 1984 and consecrated on 28 April 1984. Bogetić retired from the diocese on 18 November 1997.

Prior to his retirement, Bogetić was responsible for the erection of the Redemptoris Mater Seminary in his diocese. After his retirement, he assumed the role of a spiritual director for the Redemptoris Mater Seminary of Hong Kong until it was closed and thereafter for the Redemptoris Mater Seminary of Taiwan. He died on 19th April 2017, aged 94, five days before his 95th birthday.

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