20 July 1974
24 June 2016
| 24 September 2016|
University of Malta
8 September 2016
| Immediately Subject to the Holy See|
19 December 1949 (age 67)
Gudja, Malta (1949-12-19)
Roman Catholic Diocese of Gibraltar
Carmelo Zammit Wikipedia
Carmelo Zammit (born 19 December 1949, Gudja, Malta) is a Maltese-born Gibraltarian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Gibraltar. Bishop Zammit was born in Gudja, Malta in 1949 and was ordained a priest in 1974. He holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy, Italian and economics and a licentiate in theology from the University of Malta, and a licentiate in canon law from the Pontifical Lateran University, Rome. Before his appointment, he served in a number of pastoral roles in Gibraltar, including judicial vicar, episcopal delegate for Catholic education, school chaplain and parish priest. Upon returning to Malta in 1998, he became chancellor of the archdiocese and judge in the ecclesiastical tribunal. He also served as Canon of the Metropolitan Chapter, as President of the St. John's Co-Cathedral Foundation, and Judicial Vicar in the Archdiocese of Malta.
He was consecrated bishop on 8 September 2016 by Vincent Cardinal Nichols in St. Paul's Cathedral, Mdina. Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta and Bishop Ralph Heskett of Gibraltar acted as co-consecrators.