Bishop George Biguzzi, Makeni Diocese, Sierra Leone, Italy

Bishop George Biguzzi, Makeni Diocese, Sierra Leone, Italy

Born in Cesena, Italy in 1936, Bishop Biguzzi was ordained a priest in the order of Xaverian Missionaries in Parma in 1960. Prior to his arrival in Sierra Leone he worked in the United States where he obtained a Masters degree in education at Marquette University, Milwaukee. After teaching at the Catholic secondary school in Makeni, he returned to Italy for a while to work with the Xaverian Fathers, and then in 1987 he was called to become the second Bishop of the Makeni Diocese.