Vegliņ, Antonio Maria
Order in College: Cardinal Deacon
With Title: San Cesareo in Palatio
Native Country: Italy
Appointed by: Benedict XVI on 18 February 2012
Ecclesiastical Office:  President of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People 
Papal Elector: Eligible; Ineligible on 3 February 2018

Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliņ was born on 3 February 1938 in Macerata Feltria, Italy. He was ordained a priest on 18 March 1962 and holds a licence in philosophy and theology and a doctorate in canon law. He served at the Apostolic Nunciatures in Peru, the Philippines, Senegal, Great Britain and in the Second Section of the Secretariat of State. He received episcopal ordination on 6 October 1985 subsequent to his appointment as titular Archbishop of Eclano and Apostolic Nuncio in Papua New Guinea and First Nuncio in the Solomon Islands. He was later appointed Apostolic Nuncio in Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde and Mali as well as Apostolic Delegate in Mauritania, then later in the Arabian Peninsula. In 1997 he was appointed Apostolic Nuncio in Lebanon and Kuwait. In 2001 he was appointed Secretary of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches. He has been President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People since 2009.