Mario Milano

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Archbishop's coat of arms of Mario Milano

Mario Milano (born April 23, 1936 in Lamezia Terme ) is an Italian Roman Catholic clergyman and old archbishop of Aversa .


Mario Milano was ordained a priest on July 3, 1960 .

Pope John Paul II appointed him Archbishop of Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi-Conza-Nusco-Bisaccia on December 14, 1989 . The Pope personally donated him episcopal ordination on January 6 of the next year ; Co-consecrators were Giovanni Battista Re , substitute for the Vatican State Secretariat , and Miroslav Stefan Marusyn , Secretary of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches .

On February 28, 1998, he was appointed Archbishop ad personam and Bishop of Aversa, and on April 4 of the same year he was appointed to the office. After a priest was convicted of pedophile behavior there in 2008, there was controversy over Milano's attitude. He also aroused criticism through his suppression of pastoral initiatives that wanted to reform the treatment of homosexuals . He resigned from his office on January 15, 2011.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Prete di Aversa condannato per pedofilia. Ma il vescovo continua a tacere. Agenzia Adista, March 24, 2009, accessed August 8, 2017 (Italian).
  2. La morale degli altri., accessed January 12, 2015 (Italian).
predecessor Office successor
Lorenzo Chiarinelli Bishop of Aversa
Angelo Spinillo
Antonio Nuzzi Archbishop of Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi-Conza-Nusco-Bisaccia
Salvatore Nunnari