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Archbishop John Bukovsky (Fukna), S.V.D. †


Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Russian Federation

Titular Archbishop of Tabalta


18 Jan 1924Born
1939²14.9EnteredMember of Society of the Divine Word
1945²20.9First VowsMember of Society of the Divine Word
1949²24.9Final VowsMember of Society of the Divine Word
3 Dec 195026.8Ordained PriestPriest of Society of the Divine Word
18 Aug 199066.5AppointedTitular Archbishop of Tabalta
18 Aug 199066.5AppointedApostolic Nuncio to Romania
13 Oct 199066.7Ordained BishopTitular Archbishop of Tabalta
20 Dec 199470.9AppointedApostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation
29 Jan 200076.0RetiredApostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation
18 Dec 201086.9DiedApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Russian Federation

Note(s): ² Month Uncertain

MicroData Summary for John Bukovsky (Fukna)
(VIAF: 305131169; WikiData: Q505386)
Archbishop John Bukovsky (Fukna) S.V.D. (born , died ) Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus of Russian Federation

Birth PlaceCerova, Slovakia
Ordained PriestHoly Spirit Chapel, St. Mary's Mission, Seminary, Techny, IL
Ordained BishopSan Pietro, Basilica, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy
Death PlaceTechny, IL
Buried Place (Original)Nitra, Diocese of Nitra, Slovakia

  • a priest for 60.0 years
  • a bishop for 20.1 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • ob/c2+: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 124, Number 11,191
  • ob/c2: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 152, Deceased Cardinals (back)
  • d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 204, Necrology (back)
  • firs/fina: Index Defunctorum Societatis Verbi Divini 1875-2010, Page 22
  • ln/ente/loc: CB, 13 Jul 2022


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