|The Most Reverend|
14 July 1959|
Antonio Staglianò (14 June 1959-) is the current Bishop of Noto since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 22 January 2009. Msgr. Staglianò replaced Mariano Crociata who was appointed to become Secretary-General of the CEI. Before his appointment to lead the diocese of Noto he was a clergyman of the Archdiocese of Crotone-Santa Severina. The Rev. Monsignor Anthony Stagliano was born in Isola Capo Rizzuto (Archdiocese of Crotone-Santa Severina) in 1959. He attended courses in the minor seminary, in the school to Reggio Calabria. He studied philosophy and theology in the seminaries of Saronno (1977-1979), of Venegono (1979-1982) and the Pontifical Lombard Seminary (1982-1986). He graduated in Fundamental Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in 1986. He studied theology in Germany and holds a degree in philosophy from the University of Cosenza which was awarded to him in 1995.
He was ordained priest on 20 October 1984, in the Archdiocese of Crotone-Santa Severina. He served as parochial vicar at St. Dionysius (1986-1990), parochial vicar at St. Rita (1990-1992); since 1994 is member of the presbyteral council, canon of the Cathedral, Episcopal Vicar and Director of Culture. Since 1999 he has been parish priest at Le Castella.
He also taught at the Theological Faculty of Southern Italy in Naples and the Institute of Religious Science of Crotone. He taught theology at the Gregorian University and Urban. He was appointed by the Holy Father "adiutor secretarii specialis" in the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops 2-23 October 2005. He is the author of several theological publications.
He was appointed Bishop of Noto by Pope Benedict XVI on 22 January 2009. He was consecrated on 19 March 2009 and installed on 31 March just before his fiftieth birthday.
|Catholic Church titles|
|Bishop of Noto|
22 January 2009–incumbent
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