Giuseppe Mani

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His Excellency
Giuseppe Mani
Archbishop of Cagliari
Appointed 20 June 2003
Term ended 25 February 2012
Predecessor Ottorino Pietro Alberti
Successor Arrigo Miglio
Ordination 12 March 1960
Consecration 7 December 1987
by Ugo Poletti
Personal details
Born (1936-06-21) 21 June 1936 (age 81)
Rufina, Italy
Nationality Italian
Motto Surrexit Dominus vere
Coat of arms Giuseppe Mani's coat of arms
Styles of
Giuseppe Mani
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Reference style
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Archbishop

Giuseppe Mani (born 21 June 1936) is an Italian Roman Catholic archbishop, who served as Archbishop of Cagliari from 2003 to 2012.[1]


Mani was ordained on 12 March 1960 and began his ministry at the Diocese of Fiesole.

On 29 October 1987 he became the Auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Rome and was consecrated by Cardinal Ugo Poletti on 7 December 1987. He became Military ordinary of Italy on 31 January 1996. On 20 June 2003 Pope John Paul II named him Archbishop of Cagliari.

During Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Cagliari, on 7 September 2008, the archbishop accompanied him to all his public appointments.


  1. ^ "Archbishop Giuseppe Mani". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
Preceded by
Giovanni Marra
Military Ordinary of Italy
1996; 2003
Succeeded by
Angelo Bagnasco
Preceded by
Ottorino Alberti
Archbishop of Cagliari
Succeeded by
Arrigo Miglio