Antun Bogetić, Croatian Roman Catholic prelate, Died at 94


Antun Bogetić was born on April 24, 1922, in Premantura, Croatia and died on April 19, 2017.

He was a Croatian Prelate of Roman Catholic Church.

He was bishop emeritus of Diocese of Poreč-Pula.

Antun Bogetić was, at the time of his death in 2017, the oldest living Catholic bishop from Croatia.

He was ordained a priest on 29 June 1946.

Bogetić was appointed bishop to the Diocese of Poreč-Pula on 27 January 1984 and consecrated on 28 April 1984.

He retired from the diocese on 18 November 1997.

Before his retirement, Bogetić was responsible for the erection of the Redemptoris Mater Seminary in his diocese.

Following his retirement, he assumed the role of a spiritual director for the Redemptoris Mater Seminary of Hong Kong until it was closed and thereafter for the Redemptoris Mater Seminary of Taiwan.

Antun Bogetić passed away at 94 years old.