Timothy Broglio

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Timothy Paul Andrew Broglio , Timothy P. Broglio for short , (born December 22, 1951 in Cleveland Heights , Ohio ) is an American clergyman and Roman Catholic Archbishop of the US military ordinariate .


Timothy Broglio studied Classical Studies at Boston College after attending Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland . He entered the seminary and studied Catholic theology and philosophy there and at the Pontifical Gregorian University . On 19 May 1977 he received by Sergio Cardinal Pignedoli the priesthood and was in the parish of St. Margaret Mary in South Euclid, Ohio, operates. In 1979 he returned to Rome and studied at the Pontifical Diplomatic Academy . In 1983 he was awarded a Dr. iur. can. PhD and entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See .

He worked in the nunciatures on the Ivory Coast (1983–1987) and Paraguay (1987–1990), then with responsibility for Central America in the Vatican State Secretariat in Rome and personal secretary to Cardinal Secretary of State Angelo Sodano .

On February 27, 2001, he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Amiternum and Apostolic Nuncio in the Dominican Republic and Apostolic Delegate in Puerto Rico by Pope John Paul II . The episcopal ordination on 19 March 2001. He received his Pope John Paul II himself. Co-consecrators were the Curia Cardinals Angelo Sodano and Giovanni Battista Re .

On November 19, 2007, he was appointed Archbishop of the United States Military Ordinary to succeed Edwin Frederick O'Brien .

He is a director of the private Catholic Distance University (CDU) in Hamilton , Virginia . He is Commander of the Order of Knights of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem .

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predecessor Office successor
Edwin Frederick O'Brien Archbishop of the US Military Ordinary
since 2007