|Bishop of Malta|
|Appointed||15 March 1875|
|Predecessor||Gaetano Pace Forno|
|Other posts||Titular Archbishop of Rhodus|
|Ordination||18 December 1824|
|Consecration||11 April 1875
by Francesco Converti
August 3, 1800|
|Died||July 12, 1888(aged 87)|
|Buried||St. Paul's Cathedral, Mdina|
Scicluna was born in Qormi on August 3, 1800. He was ordained priest in 1824 and 51 years later he was consecrated as the bishop of Malta by Francesco Converti the Archbishop of Reggio Calabria. He was also appointed as the Titular Archbishop of Rhodes. In 1880 Archbishop Scicluna ordered that as from that year, the traditional procession of Good Friday should be held on a Friday instead of Maundy Thursday.
Archbishop Scicluna died on July 12, 1888 at the age of 87. He had been bishop of Malta for 13 years. His funeral took place in St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta and was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral, Mdina. The people crowded the city to witness this important event.
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