The Malta Independent 17 July 2024, Wednesday
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Mgr Claude Portelli appointed Mdina Archpriest

Sunday, 16 June 2024, 09:07 Last update: about 1 month ago

Mgr Claude Portelli has been appointed Archpriest of Mdina, the Curia announced Sunday. He replaces Fr Mario Tong.

Mgr Portelli, born on 6 August 1975, graduated in philosophy and theology from the University of Malta in 2001 and continued his studies in pastoral theology.

He was ordained priest on 28 July 2002, serving first in Ghaxaq before being appointed first vice-parish priest and later parish priest of St Julian’s, a community he served between 2003 and 2022.

In 2023 he was appointed as the archbishop’s delegate for culture, a position he will continue to occupy.

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