Cesare Nosiglia

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Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia
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Cesare Nosiglia (born October 5, 1944 in Rossiglione , Province of Genoa , Italy ) is Archbishop of Turin .


Cesare Nosiglia studied Catholic theology and philosophy at the seminary in Acqui Terme . On June 29, 1968, he received the sacrament of ordination and was incardinated in the clergy of the diocese of Acqui . Then he sat from 1968 to 1975 his studies in Rome continued and received his licentiate in theology at the Pontifical Lateran University and a licentiate in Sacred Scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute and worked at the time as a cooperator in the pastoral care of the Roman parish of San Giovanni Battista De Rossi with . From 1971 to 1983 he worked in the National Catechistic Office of the Italian Bishops' Conference and from 1975 to 1991 a collaborator of the parish of San Filippo Neri alla Pineta Sacchetti . From 1978 to 1980 he was also a lecturer in theology at the Pontifical Athenaeum Sant'Anselmo and from 1983 to 1986 initially Vice Director, from 1986 to 1991 director of the National Catechistic Office. Pope John Paul II awarded him the title of Chaplain of His Holiness ( Monsignor ) on September 11, 1985 .

On July 6, 1991 John Paul II appointed him titular bishop of Victoriana and auxiliary bishop for the diocese of Rome with responsibility for the western sector. The episcopal ordination received his Cardinal Vicar Camillo Ruini on 14 September of the same year in the Lateran Basilica ; Co- consecrators were the Bishop of Acqui, Livio Maritano , and the Bishop Emeritus of Novara , Aldo Del Monte . As a motto he chose Caritas congaudet veritati . During the diocesan synod of the Diocese of Rome, he held the offices of general relator and president of the post-synodal commission. On July 19, 1996, John Paul II appointed him viceregente for the diocese of Rome and awarded him the title of archbishop ad personam . From this point on, he was also responsible as auxiliary bishop for the pastoral care sector in the East.

On October 6, 2003, he was appointed Bishop of Vicenza while retaining his title as Archbishop .

Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Archbishop of Turin on October 11, 2010. The ceremonial inauguration ( enthronement ) took place on November 21 of the same year. Until the inauguration of the new Bishop of Vicenza in April 2011, Cesare Nosiglia led the diocese as Apostolic Administrator .

Since October 12, 2019, he has also managed the vacant Diocese of Susa as Apostolic Administrator.

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Individual evidence

  1. Annuario Pontificio per l'anno 1987 , Città del Vaticano 1987, p. 1973.
  2. Il 21 novembre ingresso ufficiale arcivescovo Nosiglia nella diocesi di Torino. torinoggi.it, October 21, 2010, accessed April 4, 2018 (Italian).
  3. ^ Rinuncia del Vescovo di Susa (Italia) e nomina dell'Amministratore Apostolico della diocesi di Susa (Italia). In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office , October 12, 2019, accessed October 12, 2019 (Italian).
predecessor Office successor
Severino Cardinal Poletto Archbishop of Turin
since 2010
Pietro Giacomo Nonis Bishop of Vicenza
Beniamino Pizziol