Archbishop Aldo Giordano was born on August 20, 1954 in Cuneo, Piedmont in the north of Italy. He was ordained a priest on July 28, 1979 and belonged to the presbytery of the Diocese of Cuneo. In 1980 he obtained a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
He worked as a pastoral worker and lecturer in the interdiocesan theological study and other universities in the Diocese of Cuneo. On May 15, 1995, he was elected secretary general of the Council of the European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) and held this position for 13 years. On June 7, 2008, Benedict XVI appointed him permanent observer of the Holy See at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
On October 26, 2013, Pope Francis elevated him to the title of titular archbishop of Tamada and appointed him his representative in Venezuela, where he replaced the current Vatican secretary of state, Card. Pietro Parolina. In Brussels, Archbishop Giordano replaced the French, Archbishop. Alain Paul Charles Lebeaupin, who retired on November 16 last year. May 8 this year. appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union.
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