Osvaldo Padilla

Last updated

Osvaldo Padilla
Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to South Korea and Mongolia
Titular Archbishop of Pia
Appointed12 April 2008
Term ended15 September 2017
Predecessor Emil Paul Tscherrig
Successor Alfred Xuereb
Other post(s) Titular Archbishop of Pia
Orders
Ordination20 February 1966
Consecration6 January 1991
by  Pope John Paul II, Giovanni Battista Re and Justin Francis Rigali
Personal details
Born (1942-08-05) August 5, 1942 (age 80)
Sogod, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Denomination Roman Catholic
Previous post(s)
Styles of
Osvaldo Montecillo Padilla
Template-Archbishop.svg
Reference style
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Archbishop


Osvaldo Montecillo Padilla (born 15 August 1942) is a Philippine prelate of the Catholic Church who spent his career in the diplomatic service of the Holy See. He became an archbishop in 1991 and the position of Apostolic Nuncio to several countries before retiring in 2017.

Contents

Biography

He was born on 5 August 1942 in Sogod, Cebu, Philippines.

On 17 December 1990, Pope John Paul II named him titular archbishop of Pia and Apostolic Nuncio to Panama. [1] He received his episcopal consecration on 6 January 1991 from John Paul. In 1994, he was appointed Nuncio to Sri Lanka. On 22 August 1998, he was named Nuncio to Nigeria. [2]

On 31 July 2003, he was appointed Nuncio to Costa Rica, [3] and on 12 April 2008 Nuncio to Korea. [4] On 26 April 2008, he was assigned in addition the position of Nuncio to Mongolia. [5]

He retired on 15 September 2017. [6] In retirement he lives in the Philippines.

He is the elder brother of Archbishop Francisco Padilla, also a Nuncio. [6]

See also

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">James Green (bishop)</span> American prelate of the Catholic Church (born 1950)

James Patrick Green is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who from 2006 to 2022 served as apostolic nuncio to a variety of countries including to several Scandinavian countries from 2017 to 2022.

This is a list of Apostolic Nuncios of Filipino origin.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">George Kocherry</span> Indian prelate of the Catholic Church (born 1945)

George Kocherry is an Indian prelate of the Syro-Malabar Church who joined the diplomatic service of the Holy See in 1978 and became an archbishop and nuncio in 2000. After serving as apostolic nuncio to Togo, Ghana, and Zimbabwe, he was the nuncio to Bangladesh from 2013 to 2022.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Bruno Musarò</span> Italian prelate of the Catholic Church (born 1948)

Bruno Musarò is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church who works in the diplomatic service of the Holy See. He has been the Apostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica since 2019.

The Apostolic Nunciature to Sri Lanka the diplomatic mission of the Holy See to Sri Lanka. It is located in Colombo. The current Apostolic Nuncio is Archbishop Brian Udaigwe, who was named to the position by Pope Francis on 13 June 2020.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Giuseppe Pinto</span> Italian prelate of the Catholic Church (born 1952)

Giuseppe Pinto is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church who worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See. He served as an Apostolic Nuncio from 2001 until his retirement in 2020. He joined the diplomatic service of the Holy See in 1984.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Antonio Arcari</span>

Antonio Arcari is a diplomat of the Holy See.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Martin Krebs</span> German prelate of the Catholic Church (born 1956)

Martin Krebs is a German prelate of the Catholic Church who has worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See since 1991. He has been an archbishop since 2008 when he received the first of several postings as a papal nuncio.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Apostolic Nunciature to Bulgaria</span> Diplomatic Mission of the Holy See in Bulgaria

The Apostolic Nunciature to Bulgaria is the diplomatic mission of the Holy See to Bulgaria. It is located in Sofia. The current Apostolic Nuncio is Archbishop Anselmo Guido Pecorari, who was named to the position by Pope Francis on 25 April 2014.

The Apostolic Nunciature to Rwanda the diplomatic mission of the Holy See to Rwanda. It is located in Kigali. The current Apostolic Nuncio is Archbishop Arnaldo S. Catalan, who was named to the position by Pope Francis on 31 January 2022.

The Apostolic Nunciature to Costa Rica the diplomatic mission of the Holy See to Costa Rica. It is located in San José. The current Apostolic Nuncio is Archbishop Bruno Musarò, who was named to the position by Pope Francis on 29 August 2019.

The Apostolic Nunciature to Guatemala is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in Guatemala. It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio with the rank of an ambassador. The nuncio resides in Guatemala City.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Francisco Montecillo Padilla</span> Philippine prelate of the Catholic Church

Francisco Montecillo Padilla is a Philippine prelate of the Catholic Church who has worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See since 1985. He represented the Holy See, either as Apostolic Nuncio or Apostolic Delegate, to the several countries on the Arabian Peninsula. On 17 April 2020, he was named Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Pierre Nguyên Van Tot</span>


Pierre Nguyên Van Tot is a Vietnamese prelate of the Catholic Church and a diplomat of the Holy See.

The Apostolic Nunciature to Nigeria is the diplomatic mission of the Holy See to Nigeria. The Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in Nigeria, with the rank of an ambassador. The nuncio serves both as the ambassador of the Holy See to the Republic of Nigeria and as the point-of-contact between the Catholic hierarchy in Nigeria and the pope.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Apostolic Nunciature to South Korea</span>

The Apostolic Nunciature to Korea is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in South Korea. It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio with the rank of an ambassador. The nuncio resides in Seoul.

The Apostolic Nunciature to Mongolia is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in Mongolia. It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio with the rank of an ambassador.

The Apostolic Nunciature to Honduras is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in Honduras. It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio with the rank of an ambassador. The nuncio resides in Tegucigalpa.

The Apostolic Nunciature to Panama is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in Panama. It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio with the rank of an ambassador. The nuncio resides in Panama City.

The Apostolic Nunciature to United Arab Emirates is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in United Arab Emirates. It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio with the rank of an ambassador. The Apostolic Nuncio to United Arab Emirates is also the Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait and resides in Kuwait City.

References

  1. Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). Vol. LXXXIII. 1991. pp. 110, 158. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  2. "Monseñor Padilla, nuncio apostólico, de Costa Rica a Corea". Zenit (in Spanish). 13 April 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  3. "Rinunce e Nomine, 31.07.2003" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 31 July 2003. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  4. "Rinunce e Nomine, 12.04.2008" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 12 April 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  5. "Rinunce e Nomine, 26.04.2008" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 26 April 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  6. 1 2 "Filipino apostolic nuncio bids farewell to South Korea". UCA News. 15 September 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2019.