Diplomatic Mission

Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain

The Apostolic Nuncio represents the Holy Father to the Catholic Church in the UK. His role is equivalent to that of an ambassador, representing the Holy See to the UK Government - the Apostolic Nuncio to the Court of St. James's.

The Apostolic Nunciature is the building where the Nuncio's offices and residence are located. It can be found in Wimbledon, South West London.

The Apostolic Nunciature was established on 17 January 1982 - formerly the Apostolic Delegation (established 21 November 1938).

Pope Francis appointed His Excellency Edward Joseph Adams as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain on 8 April 2017.


54 Parkside
SW19 5NE

Tel: +44 20 8944 7189


Apostolic Nuncio

Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams was born on 24 August 1944 in Philadelphia, USA and was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain on 8 April 2017.Read more


Former Nuncio

His Excellency Archbishop Antonio Mennini was born on 2 September 1947 in Rome and served as the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain from March 2011 - January...Read more