Giovanni Moretti (bishop)

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Giovanni Moretti
Titular Bishop of Vartana
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
SeeTitular See of Vartana
In office1971–2018
PredecessorCarlo Minchiatti
Ordination28 June 1947
by Leone Giacomo Ossola
Consecration24 October 1971
by Opilio Rossi
Personal details
Born(1923-11-20)20 November 1923
Meina, Italy
Died16 October 2018(2018-10-16) (aged 94)
Meina, Italy

Giovanni Moretti (20 November 1923 – 16 October 2018) was an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Moretti was born in Meina and ordained a priest on 28 June 1947. Moretti was appointed titular bishop of the Vartana as well as Apostolic Pro-Nuncio of Thailand; Apostolic Delegate to Malaysia, Singapore, Laos on 9 September 1971 and ordained a bishop on 24 October 1971. Moretti was appointed Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Sudan on 13 March 1978 followed by Egypt in 1984. Moretti was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Belgium and Luxembourg on 15 July 1989 and retired from the Luxembourg and Belgium Nunciatures on 3 March 1999.[1]


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