Peter Stephan Zurbriggen

Catholic archbishop and diplomat from Switzerland

Peter Stephan Zurbriggen (27 August 1943 – 28 August 2022) was a Swiss archbishop of the Catholic Church. He was a diplomat for the Holy See from 1993 until his retirement in 2018. He was Apostolic Nunzio to Austria from 2009 to 2018.[1]


Peter Stephan Zurbriggen
Apostolic Nuncio emeritus of Austria
Titular Archbishop of Glastonbury
Neujahrsempfang Apostolischer Nuntius Zurbriggen Außenminister Kurz Jänner 2015 (16262083002).jpg
Appointed14 January 2009
Term ended30 November 2018
PredecessorEdmond Farhat
SuccessorPedro López Quintana
Other postsTitular Archbishop of Glastonbury
Orders
Ordination10 October 1969
Consecration6 January 1994
by John Paul II, Giovanni Battista Re, and Josip Uhac
Personal details
Born(1943-08-27)27 August 1943
Brig, Switzerland
Died28 August 2022(2022-08-28) (aged 79)
Brig, Switzerland
NationalitySwiss
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Österreichs Kirche trauert um früheren Nuntius Zurbriggen". Kurier (in German). Vienna. 29 August 2022.