Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
H. E. Mgr. SYLVESTER C. MAGRO ofm
Apostolic Vicar of Benghazi, Titular Bishop of Salde, was born at Rabat, Malta on 14th February 1941. After joining the Order of the Friars Minor, he made his Solemn Profession on 18th March 1962. Mgr. Magro was ordained priest in Valletta Malta, on 26th March 1966; was nominated Bishop on 10th March 1997. He received his Episcopal Ordination in St. John’s Co-Cathedral Valletta, Malta on 11th May 1997. On May 27th, Bishop Sylvester was solemnly installed as Apostolic Vicar of Benghazi. Resigned due the arrival of the canonical age of 75 on the 14th February 2016. Now living in Rabat, Malta.