Coordinates: 36°48′03″N 3°02′32″E / 36.80076°N 3.04236°E / 36.80076; 3.04236 The Apostolic Nunciature to Algeria is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in Algeria. It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio to Algeria and enjoys the rank of an ambassador. The office of the nunciature is located in Bologhine-Alger.

The Vatican established the position of Delegate to Northern Africa on 27 February 1965;[1] John Gordon held that post until 14 July 1967.[2] Sante Portalupi succeeded him on 27 September 1967. The delegate's responsibilities were modified as the Holy See developed relationships with countries in the delegate's area of responsibility. Portalupi took on the title of Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Algeria on 6 March 1972.[3]

List of papal representatives to Algeria

Delegate to Northern Africa
Apostolic Pro-Nuncios to Algeria
Apostolic Nuncios to Algeria

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). Vol. LVII. 1965. p. 550. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  2. ^ a b Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). Vol. LIX. 1967. p. 1003. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  3. ^ a b c Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). Vol. LXIV. 1972. p. 255. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  4. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). Vol. LXXI. 1979. p. 1625. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Le pape nomme un nouveau nonce pour l'Algérie et la Tunisie" (in French). 8 August 1995. Retrieved 5 June 2019 – via Portail Catholique Suisse.
  6. ^ "País con nuevo Nuncio". La Nación (in Spanish). 24 May 1998. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  7. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). Vol. XC. 1998. p. 452. Retrieved 16 December 2019.
  8. ^ "Archbishop Kasujja: First black Papal Ambassador". New Vision. 28 April 2012. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  9. ^ a b "Renunce e Nomine, 22.04.2004" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 22 April 2004. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  10. ^ "Other Pontifical Acts" (PDF) (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2019.
  11. ^ "Resignations and Assignments, 22.08.2020" (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 22 February 2020. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  12. ^ "Rinunce e nomine, 01.01.2021" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.