Paolo Mario Virgilio Atzei
Paolo Mario Virgilio Atzei OFMConv (born February 21, 1942 in Mantua ) is an Italian religious and emeritus Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sassari .
Paolo Mario Virgilio Atzei joined the religious order of the Minorites on September 17, 1959, made his solemn profession on October 27, 1963 and was ordained a priest on December 18, 1966 .
Pope John Paul II appointed him Bishop of Tempio-Ampurias on February 8, 1993 . The Archbishop of Oristano , Pier Giuliano Tiddia , donated him episcopal ordination on March 28 of the same year ; Co- consecrators were Antonino Orrù , Bishop of Ales-Terralba , and Antonio Vitale Bommarco OFMConv, Archbishop of Gorizia . As a motto he chose In perfecta laetitia servire .
He was named Archbishop of Sassari on September 14, 2004 and was introduced to the office on October 31 of the same year. Pope Francis accepted his age-related resignation on June 27, 2017.
- ^ Rinuncia dell'Arcivescovo Metropolita di Sassari (Italia) e nomina del successore. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office , June 27, 2017, accessed June 27, 2017 (Italian).
Archbishop of Sassari
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Bishop of Tempio-Ampurias
|SURNAME||Atzei, Paolo Mario Virgilio|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Italian chaplain and emeritus Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sassari|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 21, 1942|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Mantua|