Alberic of Ostia Alberic of Ostia (1080–1148) was a Benedictine monk, and Cardinal Bishop of Ostia from 1138 to 1148.
Albert Avogadro Saint Albert Avogadro, commonly known as St. Albert of Jerusalem, (1149 – 14 September 1214) was a Catholic canon lawyer who served as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem from 1204 until his death.
Albert Levame The Most Rev. Albert Levame was the fourth Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland.
Albert of Jerusalem Saint Albert Avogadro (1149 – September 14, 1214) was a canon lawyer who served as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem from 1204 until his death.
Aldo Giordano The appointment of Aldo Giordano (born 20 August 1954) as Apostolic Nuncio to Venezuela was announced on 26 October 2013.
Alessandro D'Errico Alessandro D’Errico (born 18 November 1950) is an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Alessandro Farnese (cardinal) Alessandro Farnese, an Italian cardinal and diplomat and a great collector and patron of the arts, was the grandson of Pope Paul III, and the son of Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma, who was m...
Andrew Corsini Andrew Corsini, O.Carm. (1302 – January 6, 1373), was an Italian Carmelite friar and bishop of Fiesole, who is honored as a saint within the Catholic Church.
André de Longjumeau André de Longjumeau (also known as Andrew of Longjumeau in English) was a 13th-century Dominican missionary and diplomat and one of the most active Occidental diplomats in the East in the ...
Angelo Acciaioli II Angelo Acciaioli II or Angelo Acciaioli junior (April 15, 1349 - May 31, 1408 in Pisa) was an Italian Catholic cardinal.
Angelo Felici Angelo Felici J.C.D. (July 26, 1919, Segni, province of Frosinone – June 17, 2007, Rome) was an Italian Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church and President of the Pontifical Commission Ecc...
Angelo Geraldini Count Angelo Geraldini (1422–1486) was an Italian humanist and diplomat, who became a bishop.
Angelo II Acciaioli Angelo II Acciaioli (15 April 1349 - 31 May 1408) was an Italian Catholic cardinal.
Angelo Rotta Angelo Rotta (1872 - 1965), originally from Milan, Italy, was the Apostolic Nuncio in Budapest at the end of World War II. He was involved in the rescue of the Jews of Budapest from the Nazi Hol...
Anselm of Havelberg Anselm of Havelberg (ca. 1100 – 1158) was a German bishop and statesman, and a secular and religious ambassador to Constantinople.
Ansgar Saint Ansgar (8 September 801 – 3 February 865), also known as Saint Anschar, was an Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen.
Antipope Gregory VIII Gregory VIII (died 1137), born Mauritius Burdinus (Maurice Bourdin), was antipope from 10 March 1118 until 22 April 1121.
Antoine Camilleri Antoine Camilleri (20 August 1965) is the current Under-Secretary for Relations with States, effectively, deputy foreign minister of the Holy See since his appointment was announced on 22 Februa...
Antonio Agliardi Antonio Agliardi (4 September 1832 – 19 March 1915) was an Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal, archbishop, and papal diplomat.
Antonio Franco Antonio Franco (born Puglianello, Italy, 24 March 1937) is a Vatican diplomat.
Antonio Maria Vegliò Antonio Maria Vegliò (born 3 February 1938) is an Italian Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church, who has served as Vatican diplomat and in the Roman Curia.
Antonio Mennini Antonio Mennini (born 2 September 1947) is an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Antonio Riberi Antonio Riberi (15 June 1897 – 16 December 1967) was a Monacan Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Antonio Samorè Antonio Samorè (4 December 1905 – 3 February 1983) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Antonio Samoré Antonio Samoré (December 4, 1905—February 3, 1983) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Apocrisiarius An apocrisiarius, the Latinized form of apokrisiarios, sometimes Anglicized as apocrisiary, was a high diplomatic representative during Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages.
Apostolic delegate Nuncio is an ecclesiastical diplomatic title, derived from the ancient Latin word, Nuntius, meaning "envoy."
Aristide Rinaldini Aristide Rinaldini (February 5, 1844—February 11, 1920) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Arnaud de Lévezou Arnaud de Lévézou (died 30 September 1149), son of Aicfred of Lévézou (Rouergue) and of Arsinde de Millau, was the scion of a powerful family who had fortified Lévézou in the preceding century.
Ascelin of Lombardia Ascelin of Lombardia, also known as Nicolas Ascelin or Ascelin of Cremona, was a 13th-century Dominican friar whom Pope Innocent IV sent as an envoy to the Mongols in March 1245.
Bartolomeo Pacca Bartolomeo Pacca (27 December 1756, Benevento – 19 February 1844) was an Italian Cardinal, scholar and statesman as Cardinal Secretary of State.
Basilios Bessarion Basilios (or Basilius) Bessarion (in Greek Βασίλειος Βησσαρίων) (January 2, 1403 – November 18, 1472), a Roman Catholic Cardinal Bishop and the titular Latin Patriarch of Consta...
Benedetto Aloisi Masella Benedetto Aloisi Masella (29 June 1879 – 30 September 1970) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Discipline of the Sacraments from 1954 to 1968...
Benedetto Lorenzelli Benedetto Lorenzelli (May 11, 1853—September 15, 1915) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Studies from 1914 until his ...
Beniamino Stella Beniamino Stella (born 18 August 1941) is an Italian archbishop and prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy.
Bernardito Auza Bernardito Cleopas Auza is a Filipino Roman Catholic Archbishop who is the current Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti.
Bruno Heim Bruno Bernard Heim (5 March 1911 – 18 March 2003) was the Vatican's first Apostolic Nuncio to Britain and was one of the most prominent armorists of twentieth century ecclesiastical heraldry.
Carlo Bonelli Carlo Bonelli dei marchesi di Cassano (1612 – 27 August 1676) was an Italian lawyer, diplomat and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Carlo Chiarlo Carlo Chiarlo (4 November 1881 – 21 January 1964) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Carlo Furno Carlo Furno (born 2 December 1921) is an Italian cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Carlo Grano Carlo Grano (14 October 1887 – 2 April 1976) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy from 1958 to 1967, and was elevated to the cardinalate i...
Carlo Maria Viganò Carlo Maria Viganò, JUD (born 16 January 1941) became the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States in 19 October 2011.
Carlo Perosi Carlo Perosi was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation from 1928 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate i...
Celestine Damiano Celestine Joseph Damiano (November 1, 1911—October 2, 1967) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Celestino Migliore Celestino Migliore (born 1 July 1952 in Cuneo, Italy) is an Italian Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church who currently serves as the Apostolic Nuncio to Poland.
Celso Benigno Luigi Costantini Celso Benigno Luigi Costantini (3 April 1876 – 17 October 1958) was an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Apostolic Chancellor from 1954 until his death, and was elevate...
Cesare Orsenigo Cesare Vincenzo Orsenigo (December 13, 1873, Villa San Carlo, Italy – April 1, 1946, Eichstätt) was Apostolic Nuncio to Germany from 1930 to 1945, during the rise of Nazi Germany and World War ...
Charles Erskine (cardinal) Charles Erskine (b. at Rome, 13 February 1739; d. at Paris, 20 March 1811) was an Italian-Scottish papal diplomat and cardinal.
Charles John Brown Charles John Brown (born 13 October 1959) was appointed apostolic nuncio to Ireland (Catholic Church ambassador) by Pope Benedict XVI on 26 November 2011.
Charles-Thomas Maillard De Tournon Charles-Thomas (Carlo Tomaso) Maillard De Tournon (December 21, 1668 – June 10, 1710) was a papal legate and cardinal to the East Indies and China.
Clemente Micara Clemente Micara (24 December 1879 – 11 March 1965) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Corrado Bafile Corrado Bafile (4 July 1903 – 3 February 2005) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints from 1975 to 1980, and was ...
David John Malloy David John Malloy (born February 3, 1956) is the Ninth Bishop of Rockford, Illinois.
David Wolfe (Jesuit) David Wolfe (died 1578?) was an Irish Jesuit who became papal legate in Ireland.
Diarmuid Martin Diarmuid Martin (born 8 April 1945) is the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland.
Diomede Falconio Diomede Angelo Raffaele Gennaro Falconio, OFM (20 September 1842 – 8 February 1917) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Domenico Consolini Domenico Antonio Luigi Pacifico Nicola Baldassare Consolini (7 June 1806 – 20 December 1884) was an Italian bishop and cardinal, who served as a diplomat of the Holy See.
Domenico Ferrata Domenico Ferrata JUD (March 4, 1847 – October 10, 1914) was an Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal who spent the bulk of his career in the diplomatic service of the Holy See and in the Roman Curia.
Domenico Jacobini Domenico Maria Jacobini (September 3, 1837 – February 1, 1900) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Domenico Serafini Domenico Serafini, OSB (August 3, 1852 – March 5, 1918) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served in various pastoral, diplomatic, and curial posts, and was elevated ...
Domenico Tardini Domenico Tardini (29 February 1888 – 30 July 1961) was a long time aide to Pope Pius XII in the Secretariat of State.
Edgar Peña Parra Edgar Peña Parra (born 3 March 1960) is a Venezuelan Roman Catholic archbishop.
Edmund Hay Edmund Hay (b. 1540?; d. at Rome, 4 November 1591) was a Scottish Jesuit, and envoy to Mary, Queen of Scots.
Efrem Forni Efrem Forni (January 10, 1889 – February 26, 1976) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Egidio Vagnozzi Edigio Vagnozzi (26 February 1906 – 26 December 1980) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Emidio Taliani Emidio Taliani (19 April 1838—24 August 1907) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Enrico Caetani Enrico Caetani (6 August 1550 - 13 December 1599) was an Italian cardinal.
Enrico Sibilia Enrico Sibilia (17 March 1861 – 4 August 1948) was an Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal and former Nuncio to Austria.
Ercole Consalvi Ercole Consalvi (8 June 1757 – 24 January 1824) was a deacon and cardinal of the Catholic Church, who served twice as Cardinal Secretary of State for the Papal States and who played a cruc...
Ermenegildo Pellegrinetti Ermenegildo Pellegrinetti (March 27, 1876—March 29, 1943) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Nuncio to Yugoslavia from 1922 to 1937, and was elevated to the...
Ettore Balestrero Ettore Balestrero (21 December 1966) is the current apostolic nuncio to Colombia since his appointed was announced on 22 February 2013.
Ettore Felici Ettore Felici (12 March 1881 - 9 May 1951) was the second Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland.
Eugene Nugent Eugene Martin Nugent JCD (born 21 October 1958) is the Apostolic Nuncio to Madagascar and Apostolic Delegate to the Comoros and to Reunion since 13 February 2010.
Faustino Sainz Muñoz Faustino Sainz Muñoz (5 June 1937 – 31 October 2012) was a Spanish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Federico Tedeschini Federico Tedeschini (12 October 1873 – 2 November 1959) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Papal Datary in the Roman Curia from 1938 until his death, and was elev...
Ferdinando d'Adda Ferdinando d'Adda (27 August 1650 – 27 January 1719) was a Roman Catholic Cardinal, bishop and diplomat.
Fernando Filoni Fernando Filoni (born 15 April 1946) is a Catholic Cardinal and current Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples in the Roman Curia since his appointment by Pope Benedict XV...
Ferry Carondelet Ferry Carondelet (also Ferricus Carondelet) (1473 – June 27, 1528) was a Habsburg diplomat, advisor to Margaret of Austria and abbot at Montbenoît.
Filippo Bernardini Filippo Bernardini (1884-1954) was an Italian Roman Catholic Archbishop and Diplomat of the Holy See.
Filippo de Angelis Filippo de Angelis (16 April 1792 – 6 July 1877) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as both Archbishop of Fermo from 1842 and Camerlengo from 1867 until his death.
Fillipo Bernardini Filippo Bernardini (1884-1954) was an Italian Roman Catholic Archbishop and Diplomat of the Holy See.
Fortunato Baldelli Fortunato Baldelli (6 August 1935 – 20 September 2012) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal.
Fortunatus Nwachukwu Fortunatus Nwachukwu (born 10 May 1960) is the apostolic nuncio to Nicaragua since his appointment was announced on 12 November 2012.
Francesco Borgongini Duca Francesco Borgongini Duca (26 February 1884 – 4 October 1954) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church who served as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy from 1929 to 1953, and was elevated to ...
Francesco Chieregati Francesco Chieregati (1479, Vicenza – 6 December 1539, Bologna) was a papal nuncio and bishop.
Francesco Condulmer Francesco Condulmer (1390 – 30 October 1453) was a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Francesco Marchetti Selvaggiani Francesco Marchetti-Selvaggiani (1 October 1871 – 13 January 1951) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Secretary of the Congregation for the Propagation of t...
Francesco Marmaggi Francesco Marmaggi (31 August 1870 – 3 November 1949) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Congregation of the Council and, earlier, as Nuncio in Romani...
Francesco Saverio de Zelada Francesco Saverio de Zelada (August 27, 1717, Rome — December 19, 1801, Rome) was a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, born of a Spanish family, who served in the Papal Curia and in the di...
Francesco Vitelli Francesco Vitelli (1586–1646) was a Roman Catholic ecclesiastic in the papal service.
Francis Chullikatt Francis Assisi Chullikatt JCD (20 March 1953 -) is the current Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 17 July 2010.
Francisco de Borja Francisco de Borja y Navarro de Alpicat (1441 – November 4, 1511) was a Spanish cardinal, and the seventh of ten cardinal-nephews created by Pope Alexander VI. Borja was born in 1441 in ...
Franco Coppola Franco Coppola (born 31 March 1957) is the current Apostolic Nuncio to Burundi since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 16 July 2009.
Frank M. Folsom Frank Marion Folsom (14 May 1894, Sprague, Washington - 12 January 1970, New York City) was an electronics company executive and was a permanent representative of the Holy See.
Gabriele Giordano Caccia Gabriele Giordano Caccia S.T.D., J.C.L. is an Italian Catholic prelate, who since 2009 has served as Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon.
Gaetano Alibrandi Archbishop Gaetano Alibrandi (14 January 1914 – 3 July 2003) of the Roman Catholic Church was a senior papal diplomat and former Personal Secretary to Giovanni Battista Cardinal Montini (later P...
Gaetano Aloisi Masella Gaetano Aloisi Masella (September 30, 1826 – November 22, 1902) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Gaetano Bedini Gaetano Bedini (15 May 1806 – 6 September 1864) was an Italian ecclesiastic, Cardinal and diplomat of the Catholic Church.
Gaetano Cicognani Gaetano Cicognani (26 November 1881 – 5 February 1962) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Giovanni Bonzano Giovanni Vincenzo Cardinal Bonzano PIME (27 September 1867 – 26 November 1927) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Apostolic Delegate to United States from 1912 to...
Giovanni Coppa Giovanni Coppa (born 9 November 1925) is an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Giovanni da Casale Giovanni da Casale (also known as Johannes de Casali, Joannes de Casale Monferrato, John da Casale, etc.; c.1320 – after 1374) was an Italian Franciscan scholar, author of works on t...
Giovanni da Pian del Carpine Giovanni da Pian del Carpine, or John of Plano Carpini or John of Pian de Carpine or Joannes de Plano (1182 – August 1, 1252) was one of the first Europeans to enter the court ...
Giovanni della Casa Giovanni della Casa (28 July 1503 – 14 November 1556), was a Florentine poet, writer on etiquette and society, and diplomat.
Giovanni Simeoni Giovanni Simeoni (July 12, 1816 – January 14, 1892) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for Propagation of the Faith from ...
Giovanni Tacci Porcelli Giovanni Tacci Porcelli (12 November 1863 – 30 June 1928) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Secretary of the Congregation for Oriental Churches from 1922 t...
Girolamo Aleandro Girolamo Aleandro was an Italian cardinal, and the first cardinal appointed in pectore.
Girolamo Colonna Girolamo Colonna was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and member of the noble Colonna family.
Giulio Tonti Giulio Tonti (9 December 1844 – 11 December 1918) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Religious from 1917 until his death, an...
Giuseppe Beltrami Giuseppe Beltrami (January 17, 1889 – December 13, 1973) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Internuncio to the Netherlands from 1959 to 1967, and was elevated to ...
Giuseppe Bertello Giuseppe Bertello (born 1 October 1942) is a Catholic prelate and Cardinal currently serving as the President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and President of the Governorate...
Giuseppe Burzio Giuseppe Burzio (1901-1966), born Cambiano, Italy, was a Vatican diplomat and Roman Catholic Archbishop.
Giuseppe Caprio Giuseppe Caprio (15 November 1914 – 15 October 2005), was an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Giuseppe Fietta Giuseppe Fietta (November 6, 1883, Ivrea, Piedmont — October 1, 1960) was an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy from 1953 to 1958, and was...
Internuncio Nuncio is an ecclesiastical diplomatic title, derived from the ancient Latin word, nuntius, meaning "envoy".
Ippolito de' Medici Ippolito de' Medici (1511 – August 10, 1535) was the illegitimate only son of Giuliano di Lorenzo de' Medici.
Isidore of Kiev Isidore of Kiev, also known as Isidore of Thessalonica (Исидор; Ісидор; b. Peloponnesus, 1385-d.Rome, 27 April 1463) was a Greek Metropolitan of Kiev, cardinal, humanist, and theologian.
Ivan Dias Ivan Dias (born 14 April 1936) is an Indian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Ivan Jurkovič Ivan Jurkovič (born 10 June 1952) is a Slovenian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
James Green (archbishop) James Patrick Green (born 30 May 1950, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American Roman Catholic archbishop and diplomat.
James Green (bishop) James Patrick Green (born 30 May 1950, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American Roman Catholic archbishop and diplomat.
Janusz Bolonek Janusz Bolonek (born 6 December 1938 in Huta Dłutowska, Poland) is a Roman Catholic bishop.
Jean Jouffroy Jean Jouffroy (c. 1412–1473) was a French prelate and diplomat.
Jean Lemoine Jean Lemoine, Johannes Monachus (born 1250 at Crécy-en-Ponthieu, died 22 August 1313 at Avignon) was a French canon lawyer, Cardinal, bishop of Arras and papal legate.
Jean-Louis Tauran Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran (Ioannes Ludovicus Petrus Tauran; born 5 April 1943) is a French cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Jean-Marie Villot Jean-Marie Villot (11 October 1905 – 9 March 1979) was a French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Lyon from 1965 to 1967, Prefect of the Congregation for Co...
John Halgren of Abbeville John Halgren of Abbeville (died 1237) was a French scholastic philosopher and writer of sermons, papal legate and Cardinal.
John of Capistrano Saint John of Capistrano (Italian: San Giovanni da Capestrano, Slovenian: Janez Kapistran, Hungarian: Kapisztrán János, Polish: Jan Kapistran, Croatian: Ivan Kapistran, Ser...
John of Crema John of Crema (died before 27 January 1137) was an Italian papal legate and Cardinal.
John of Montecorvino John of Montecorvino or Giovanni da Montecorvino in Italian (1247–1328) was an Italian Franciscan missionary, traveler and statesman, founder of the earliest Roman Catholic missions in In...
John of Ragusa John of Ragusa (Ivan Stojković; born c. 1380 at Dubrovnik, Republic of Ragusa) was a Croatian Dominican theologian.
Josip Juraj Strossmayer Josip Juraj Strossmayer (German Joseph Georg Strossmayer; 4 February 1815 – 8 May 1905) was a Croatian politician, Roman Catholic bishop and benefactor.
Josip Uhač Josip Uhač was a papal diplomat and secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of the Peoples.
Justin Francis Rigali Justin Francis Rigali (born April 19, 1935) is an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Lawrence of Portugal Lawrence of Portugal was a Franciscan friar and an envoy sent by Pope Innocent IV to the Mongols in 1245.
Leonardo Sandri Leonardo Sandri (born 18 November 1943) is an Argentine Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Leopoldo Girelli Leopoldo Girelli (born 13 March 1953) is the current Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore.
Lorcán Ua Tuathail Lorcán Ua Tuathail, also known as St Laurence O'Toole (1128 – 14 November 1180) was Archbishop of Dublin at the time of the Norman invasion of Ireland.
Lorenzo Antonetti Lorenzo Antonetti (31 July 1922 – 10 April 2013) was a Cardinal in the Catholic Church, who held several positions in the Vatican diplomatic service.
Lorenzo Baldisseri Lorenzo Baldisseri (born 29 September 1940 in Pisa) has been the Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops since his appointment was announced by Pope Francis on 21 September 2013; previously, h...
Lorenzo Campeggio Lorenzo Campeggio (1474–1539) was an Italian cardinal and politician.
Luciano Storero Luciano Storero (26 September 1926 – 1 October 2000) was born in Pinasca, Italy.
Luciano Suriani Luciano Suriani (born 11 January 1957) is a Catholic archbishop and Delegate for the Pontifical Representations.
Luigi Lambruschini Luigi Lambruschini (6 March 1776 – 12 May 1854) was an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church in the mid nineteenth century.
Luigi Maglione Luigi Maglione (2 March 1877 – 23 August 1944) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Luigi Pezzuto Luigi Pezzuto (born 30 April 1946) is an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Luigi Raimondi Luigi Raimondi (25 October 1912 – 24 June 1975) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Luigi Ruffo-Scilla Luigi Ruffo-Scilla JUD (25 August 1750 – 17 November 1832) was a Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church who served as Apostolic Nuncio to Austria and Archbishop of Naples.
Luigi Ventura Luigi Ventura (9 December 1944-) is the current Apostolic Nuncio to France since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 22 September 2009.
Manuel Monteiro de Castro Manuel Monteiro de Castro (born 29 March 1938) is the major penitentiary emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary since his appointment by Benedict XVI on 5 January 2012.
Mariano Rampolla Mariano Rampolla del Tindaro (17 August 1843 – 16 December 1913) was an Italian Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church.
Marino Grimani Marino Grimani (c.1489–1546) was an Italian Cardinal and papal legate.
Mario Mocenni Mario Mocenni (22 January 1823—14 November 1904) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, who served both in the diplomatic service of the Holy See and in the Roman Curia, and...
Martin John O'Connor Martin John O'Connor (May 18, 1900—December 1, 1986) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Michael Courtney Michael Aidan Courtney (5 February 1945 – 29 December 2003) was the Apostolic Nuncio to Burundi and Titular Archbishop of Eanach Dúin Courtney was born in Summerhill, Nenagh, County Tipperary.
Michele Bonelli Carlo Michele Bonelli, Cardinal Alessandrino (25 November 1541– 28 March 1598) was an Italian senior papal diplomat with a distinguished career that spanned two decades from 1571.
Mieczysław Halka Ledóchowski Mieczysław Halka Ledóchowski, (29 October 1822 – 22 July 1902) was born in Górki (near Sandomierz) in Russian controlled Congress Poland to Count Josef Ledóchowski and Maria Zakrzewska.
Niccolò de Romanis Niccolò de Romanis (died 1218) was an Italian cardinal and Papal legate.
Nicholas Goudanus Nicholas Goudanus (also de Gouda) (c.1517–1565) was a Dutch Jesuit and papal diplomat.
Nicholas of Cusa Nicholas of Kues (1401 – August 11, 1464), also referred to as Nicolaus Cusanus and Nicholas of Cusa, was a German philosopher, theologian, jurist, and astronomer.
Nicolò Albertini Nicolò Albertini, O.P. (c. 1250 – 27 April 1321), was an Italian Dominican friar, statesman, and cardinal.
Nikola Eterović Nikola Eterović (born January 20, 1951 in Pučišća) is a Croatian Titular Archbishop of the Catholic Church, and Apostolic Nuncio to Germany, since 21 September 2013.
Nikolaus von Schönberg Nikolaus von Schönberg (11 August 1472 – 7 September 1537) was a German Archbishop of Capua.
Novatus Rugambwa Novatus Rugambwa is a Tanzanian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and diplomat of the Holy See.
Nuncio Nuncio is an ecclesiastical diplomatic title, derived from the ancient Latin word, nuntius, meaning "envoy".
Oddone di Monferrato Oddone di Monferrato (died before 23 January 1251) was an Italian papal diplomat and Cardinal.
Onofrio de Santa Croce Onofrio de Santa Croce (died 20 October 1471) was a cardinal and bishop of Tricarico within the Kingdom of Naples.
Ottaviano di Paoli Ottaviano di Paoli (surname given variously) (died 1206) was an Italian Cardinal.
Otto of Bamberg Saint Otto of Bamberg (Otto von Bamberg, Otton z Bambergu; 1060 or 1061 – 30 June 1139) was a medieval German bishop and missionary who, as papal legate, converted much of Pomerania to Christi...
Owen Lewis (bishop) Owen Lewis, also known as Lewis Owen (Ludovico Audoeno, Audoenus Ludovisi) (1532–1594) was a Welsh Roman Catholic priest, jurist, administrator and diplomat, who became bishop of Cassano.
Pandulf Masca Pandulf Masca (or Pandolph or Pandolfo or Pandulph; died 16 September 1226) was a Roman ecclesiastical politician, papal legate to England and bishop of Norwich.
Paolo Giobbe Paolo Giobbe (10 January 1880 – 14 August 1972) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church who served as Papal Datary in the Roman Curia from 1959 to 1968, and was elevated to the cardinalat...
Paolo Romeo Paolo Romeo STL JCD (born 20 February 1938) is the current Cardinal Archbishop of Palermo.
Paolo Sardi Paolo Sardi STL (born 1 September 1934) is an Italian cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Papal legate A papal legate – from the Latin, authentic Roman title Legatus – is a personal representative of the pope to foreign nations, or to some part of the Catholic Church.
Paschal Robinson Paschal Robinson, O.F.M., (26 April 1870 – 27 August 1948) was an Irish ecclesiastical diplomat.
Patrick Coveney Patrick Coveney (born 29 July 1934) is a Roman Catholic Archbishop.
Patrick Joseph Byrne Patrick Joseph Byrne, M.M. (October 26, 1888 – November 25, 1950) was an American-born Catholic missionary and bishop.
Paul Fouad Tabet Paul Fouad Tabet (November 28, 1929-July 20, 2009) was a Roman Catholic archbishop and apostolic nuncio.
Pietro Ciriaci Pietro Ciriaci (2 December 1885 – 30 December 1966) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church who served as prefect of the Sacred Congregation of the Council in the Roman Curia from 1...
Pietro Fumasoni Biondi Pietro Fumasoni Biondi (4 September 1872 – 12 July 1960) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Fa...
Pietro Gasparri Pietro Gasparri (May 5, 1852 – November 18, 1934) was a Roman Catholic cardinal, diplomat and politician in the Roman Curia and signatory of the Lateran Pacts.
Pietro Ostini Pietro Ostini (27 April 1775 –11 July 1849) was an Italian papal diplomat and Cardinal.
Pietro Parolin Pietro Parolin (// born 17 January 1955) is an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church.
Pietro Pileo di Prata Pietro Pileo di Prata (or da Prata) (c.1330–1400) was an Italian bishop and Cardinal.
Pietro Sambi Pietro Sambi was an Italian Roman Catholic prelate who served in the Vatican's Secretariat of State.
Pio Laghi Pio Laghi (21 May 1922 – 11 January 2009) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Pompeo Aldrovandi Pompeo Aldrovandi (23 September 1668 – 6 January 1752) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Pope Adrian IV Pope Adrian IV (Adrianus IV; c. 1100 – 1 September 1159), born Nicholas Breakspear, was Pope from 4 December 1154 to his death in 1159.
Pope Adrian V Pope Adrian V (Adrianus V; c. 1210/1220 – 18 August 1276), born Ottobuono de' Fieschi, was Pope from 11 July to his death in 1276.
Pope Alexander VII Pope Alexander VII (13 February 1599 – 22 May 1667), born Fabio Chigi, was Pope from 7 April 1655 to his death in 1667.
Pope Boniface III Pope Boniface III (Bonifatius III; died 12 November 607) was the head of the Catholic Church from 19 February to his death in 607.
Pope Callixtus II Pope Callixtus II or Callistus II (died 13 December 1124), born Guy de Burgundy, was Pope from 1 February 1119 to his death in 1124.
Pope Celestine III Pope Celestine III (Caelestinus III; ca. 1106 – 8 January 1198), born Giacinto Bobone, was Pope from 21 March 1191 to his death in 1198.
Pope Celestine IV Pope Celestine IV (Caelestinus IV; died 10 November 1241), born Goffredo da Castiglione, was Pope from 25 October 1241 to his death in 1241.
Pope Clement IV Pope Clement IV (Clemens IV; 23 November 1190/1200 – 29 November 1268), born Gui Foucois called in later life le Gros (Guy Foulques the Fat; Guido Fulcodi il Grosso), was Pope from...
Pope Clement X Pope Clement X (Clemens X; 13 July 1590 – 22 July 1676), born Emilio Bonaventura Altieri, was Pope from 29 April 1670 to his death in 1676.
Pope Formosus Pope Formosus (c. 816 – 4 April 896) was the head of the Catholic Church from 6 October 891 to his death in 896.
Pope Gregory I Pope Gregory I (Gregorius I; c. 540 – 12 March 604), commonly known as Saint Gregory the Great, was Pope from 3 September 590 to his death in 604.
Pope Gregory VII Pope Gregory VII (Gregorius VII; 1015/1028 – 25 May 1085), born Hildebrand of Sovana (Ildebrando da Soana), was Pope from 22 April 1073 to his death in 1085.
Pope Innocent IX Pope Innocent IX (Innocentius IX; 20 July 1519 – 30 December 1591), born Giovanni Antonio Facchinetti, was Pope from 29 October to 30 December 1591.
Pope Innocent X Pope Innocent X (Innocentius X; 6 May 1574 – 7 January 1655), born Giovanni Battista Pamphilj (or Pamphili), was Pope from 15 September 1644 to his death in 1655.
Pope Innocent XII Pope Innocent XII (Innocentius XII; 13 March 1615 – 27 September 1700), born Antonio Pignatelli, was Pope from 12 July 1691 to his death in 1700.
Pope Innocent XIII Pope Innocent XIII (Innocentius XIII; 13 May 1655 – 7 March 1724) was born as Michelangelo dei Conti and was Pope from 8 May 1721 to his death in 1724.
Pope John XXIII Pope John XXIII (Ioannes XXIII), born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (25 November 18813 June 1963), was Pope from 28 October 1958 to his death in 1963.
Pope Leo XII Pope Leo XII (22 August 1760 – 10 February 1829), born Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Sermattei della Genga, was Pope from 28 September 1823 to his death in 1829.
Pope Marinus I Pope Marinus I (or Martin II; died 15 May 884) was the head of the Catholic Church from 16 December 882 to his death in 884.
Pope Martin I Pope Martin I (Martinus I; died 16 September 655) was Pope from 21 July 649 to his death in 655.
Pope Martin IV Pope Martin IV, (Martinus IV; c. 1210/1220 – 28 March 1285), born Simon de Brion, was Pope from 21 February 1281 to his death in 1285.
Reginald Pole Reginald Pole (12 March 1500 – 17 November 1558) was an English cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the last Roman Catholic Archbishop of Canterbury, holding the office during the Counter ...
Renzo Fratini Renzo Fratini (born 25 April 1944) is an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and diplomat of the Holy See.
Rino Passigato Archbishop Rino Passigato (born 29 March 1944 in Bovolone, Italy) is the current Roman Catholic Apostolic Nuncio to Portugal.
Robert Araujo (Jurist) The reverend Robert Araujo, SJ, is the John Courtney Murray Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Roger Etchegaray Roger Marie Élie Etchegaray (born in Espelette/Ezpeleta, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, 25 September 1922) is a French cardinal of the Catholic Church (Roman Rite).
Saint Boniface Saint Boniface (Bonifatius) (c. 675? – 5 June 754), born Winfrid, Wynfrith, or Wynfryth in the kingdom of Wessex, probably at Crediton, was an Anglo-Saxon missionary who propag...
Santos Abril y Castelló Santos Abril y Castelló (born 21 September 1935) is the archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore since his appointment on 21 November 2011.
Secretary for Relations with States The Secretary for Relations with States is the foreign minister of the Holy See, an official serving within the Secretariat of State and presiding over its "Section for Relations with States."
Serafino Cretoni Serafino Cretoni (4 September 1833 – 3 February 1909) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Rites from 1903 until his death, an...
Sergio Pignedoli Sergio Pignedoli (June 4, 1910 – June 15, 1980) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Sergio Sebastiani Sergio Sebastiani (born 11 April 1931) is an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the president emeritus of Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See.