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Giovanni Maria Camilleri

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Church  Roman Catholic
Nationality  Maltese
Ordination  December 21, 1867
Diocese  Gozo
Name  Giovanni Camilleri
Consecration  February 24, 1889
In office  1889-1924
Successor  Mikiel Gonzi
Appointed  February 11, 1889
Rank  Bishop
Predecessor  Pietro Pace


Other posts  Titular Bishop of Methone
Born  March 15, 1843 Valletta, Malta (1843-03-15)
Died  November 7, 1924, Rabat, Malta

Giovanni Maria Camilleri (15 March 1843 – 7 November 1924) was a Maltese prelate who became the fifth bishop of Gozo.

Life

Camilleri was born in Valletta, Malta on March 15, 1843. At the age of 24 he was ordained priest of the Order of St Augustine. On February 11, 1889 Pope Leo XIII appointed Camilleri to the vacant see of Gozo to succeed Pietro Pace who was appointed as bishop of Malta. He was consecrated on February 24, 1889 by Cardinal Mariano Rampolla in the Basilica of Sant'Agostino in Rome. On May 12 he was installed as the fifth bishop of Gozo in the cathedral of the diocese. On January 21, 1924 Pope Pius XI accepted the resignation of Bishop Camilleri as bishop of Gozo and was appointed as Titular Bishop of Methone. Ten months later, on November 7, Camilleri died in Rabat, Malta at the age of 81.

References

Giovanni Maria Camilleri Wikipedia


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