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Most Rev. Giambattista Diquattro

The Most Reverend Giambattista Diquattro was born in Bologna (Italy) on March 18, 1954. He was ordained a priest in Ragusa... More+


Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal

Bishops conference cautions against right-wing wave
Bengaluru, Feb 3: Catholic churches are working for the development of the poor and have good relations with them, said Myanmar Bishop Cardinal Charles Maung Bo SDB. Speaking at the conference of Catholic bishops here, he said India is facing a challenge from the rightwing ideology... More+

Bengaluru: Apostolic Nuncio to India preaches homily at Eucharistic celebrations
Bengaluru, Feb 3: The general body meeting of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India began with a solemn Eucharist celebration on Friday, February 2. The Eucharist was concelebrated by the four cardinals of India, Cardinal Charles Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar, hundreds of bishops and priests... More+

Giambattista Diquattro, Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal visits Don Bosco Alaknanda
Mumbai, Feb. 2. The Holy Eucharist was presided over by His Eminence Cardinal Charles Maung Bo and con-celebrated by Rev. Father Patrick Saw Zay Han, Father Jose Mathew, the provincial, and other 10 priests... More+

Bengaluru: Cardinal Cleemis calls for unified diversity of nation, church
Bengaluru, Feb 2: Cardinal Baselios Cleemis, president, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), expressed concern on the Dalit issue and urged upon those in power to uphold Constitutional values. The cardinal was speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, February 1 prior to the 33rd general... More+

Never lost hope: Kerala priest freed from 18-month ISIS captivity
NEW DELHI: Kept in confinement by terror group Islamic State for 18 months in strife-torn Yemen, Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil fought loneliness and lost nearly 30 kg, but refused to let hope die.And that eternal hope did triumph over vicious circumstances, as after a-year-and-half in captivity the priest from returned to his homeland, and thanked people of all faiths who prayed for his safety... More+

Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro visits the Salesians of the Province of Delhi
Mumbai, Aug. 22. New Delhi: The Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal, Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro visited Don Bosco Provincial House and addressed the Salesians of New Delhi province on August 20, 2017 at 7.15 P.M. All the rectors and leaders of Delhi province gathered in front of the provincial to house to receive... More+

Conference on ''Lay Minisitries in North East India'' held at DBI, Guwahati
Guwahati, Sep. 10. The North Eastern Regional Pastoral Conference, a gathering of the Catholic Church leadership was inaugurated by His Excellency Giambattista Di Quattro, Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal 9th September at Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati, on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra... More+

Religious leaders honor Mother Teresa on her first feast day
The saint is remembered for her service and love for the poor. A Sikh man lights a candle at the tomb of Saint Mother Teresa at her tomb in Kolkata, during an interreligious prayer gathering. (Photo by Anne Nigli) Hundreds of people in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata joined the Vatican nuncio to India... More+

Parassala diocese comes into being
Thomas Mar Eusebius consecrated as the first bishop Thomas Mar Eusebius was consecrated as the first bishop of the newly erected diocese of Parassala during the holy Mass celebrated at a specially prepared venue at Mar Ivanios Nagar (Nazareth Home School ground) at Balaramapuram on Saturday... More+

New apostolic nuncio to India arrives in Delhi
PANAJI: New apostolic nuncio to India Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro arrived in India on Thursday morning. He will act as the diplomatic representative of the Holy See in India and Nepal. Diquattro who has previously served in the Secretariat of State in Italy and in Latin American countries has only made short visits to Asian countries ... More+

New Apostolic Nuncio arrives in India
Church \ Church in Asia The new apostolic nuncio to India and Nepal, Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro, arrived in New Delhi on Feb. 16 and is expected to prepare for a possible visit of Pope Francis to India this year. Top officials of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI),including its president... More+

Pope appoints new Apostolic Nuncio to India, Nepal
Church \ Church in Asia Pope Francis on Saturday appointed a new Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal. Italian Archbishop ‎Giambattista Diquattro, the Apostolic Nuncio to Bolivia, will now be the Holy See’s ambassador to ‎India and Nepal. The 62-year-old prelate takes over from Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio,... More+

▪ New Apostolic Nuncio arrives
▪ Finally, India, Nepal get new Apostolic Nuncio
▪ New apostolic nuncio to India arrives in Delhi
▪ India gets new Vatican ambassador