Maurilio Silvani

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Maurilio Silvani (born 24 August 1882 in Isola San Antonio, Italy; † 22 December 1947 in Vienna, Austria) was a Roman Catholic archbishop and diplomat of the Holy See.


Maurilio Silvani received the sacrament of priestly ordination on 17 June 1905.

On 24 July 1936, Pope Pius XI appointed him titular Archbishop of Naupactus and appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti. The Cardinal Secretary of State Eugenio Pacelli, consecrated him bishop on 13 September of the same year; co-consecrators were the Bishop of Alessandria, Nicola Milone, and the Curia Archbishop Giuseppe Pizzardo.

On 23 May 1942 Pope Pius XII appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to Chile. Maurilio Silvani became Apostolic Internuntius in Austria on 4 November 1946.

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Predecessor Office Successor
Giuseppe Fietta Apostolic Nuncio in Haiti
Alfredo Pacini
Aldo Laghi Apostolic Nuncio to Chile
Mario Zanin
Gaetano Cicognani Apostolic Internuntius in Austria
Giovanni Battista Dellepiane