Luigi Centoz

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Luigi Centoz (born April 2, 1883 in Saint-Pierre , Aosta Valley , Italy , † October 28, 1969 ) was a Curia Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church .


Luigi Centoz received on 9 June 1906, the sacrament of Holy Orders .

On January 28, 1932, Pope Pius XI appointed him . the Titular Archbishop of Edessa in Osrhoene and ordered him to Apostolic Nuncio in Bolivia . Cardinal Secretary of State Eugenio Pacelli donated him episcopal ordination on February 14 of the same year ; Co-consecrators were the Curia Archbishops Giuseppe Pizzardo and Giuseppe Rossino . On September 14, 1936, Luigi Centoz became Apostolic Nuncio in Venezuela . Pope Pius XII appointed him on February 19, 1940 as Apostolic Nuncio in Lithuania . On December 3, 1941, Centoz became Apostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica , Nicaragua, and Panama . He resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua on October 4, 1948. On April 26, 1952, Pius XII appointed him. to the official in the Vatican State Secretariat . Luigi Centoz became Apostolic Nuncio in Cuba on November 29, 1954 . Pope John XXIII appointed him on July 5, 1962 as Vice Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber .

Luigi Centoz participated in all four sessions of the Second Vatican Council .

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predecessor Office successor
Carlo Chiarlo Apostolic Nuncio in Bolivia
Federico Lunardi
Fernando Cento Apostolic Nuncio in Venezuela
Giuseppe Misuraca
Giovanni Battista Federico Vallega Apostolic Nuncio in Lithuania
Justo Mullor García
Carlo Chiarlo Apostolic Nuncio in Costa Rica
Paul Bernier
Carlo Chiarlo Apostolic Nuncio in Nicaragua
Liberato Tosti
Carlo Chiarlo Apostolic Nuncio in Panama
Paul Bernier
Giuseppe Burzio Apostolic Nuncio in Cuba
Cesare Zacchi