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Encyclopedia > Giuseppe Pizzardo

Giuseppe Cardinal Pizzardo (July 13, 1877-August 1, 1970) was named a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church by Pope Pius XI in the consistory of 1937. 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official in the Roman Catholic Church, ranking just below the Pope and appointed by him as a member of the College of Cardinals, during a consistory. ... The Roman Catholic Church is the largest religious denomination of Christianity with over one billion members. ... His Holiness Pope Pius XI, born Achille Ratti (May 31, 1857 - February 10, 1939), reigned as Pope and sovereign of Vatican City from February 6, 1922 until February 10, 1939. ... A consistory is a formal meeting of the College of Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Born in Savona, Italy, he was ordained a priest in 1903 and entered the Roman Curia in 1909. In 1930 he was consecrated a bishop by Cardinal Pacelli, the future Pope Pius XII. Roman Catholic priest A priest or priestess is a holy man or woman who takes an officiating role in worship of any religion, with the distinguishing characteristic of offering sacrifices. ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... The Roman Curia is the complex of the organs and the authorities that constitute the administrative apparatus of the Holy See, coordinating and providing the necessary organisation for the correct functioning of the Roman Catholic Church and the achievement of its goals. ... 1909 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... The Venerable Pope Pius XII, born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (March 2, 1876 – October 9, 1958 in Rome, Italy), served as the Pope from March 2, 1939 to 1958. ...


In the Curia Cardinal Pizzardo was Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education (then known as the Sacred Congregation for Seminaries and Universities) from 1939 to 1968. He was also the Secretary of the Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office (now the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith) from 1951 to 1959. Cardinal bishop of the Suburbicarian diocese of Albano from 1948, he attended the Second Vatican Council. 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) is the oldest of the nine congregations of the Roman Curia. ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The six suburbicarian dioceses are Roman Catholic dioceses located in the suburbs that surround Rome. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, was an Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church opened under Pope John XXIII in 1962 and closed under Pope Paul VI in 1965. ...


He was known as an early patron and mentor of Giovanni Battista Montini, the future Pope Paul VI, who is said to have voted for Pizzardo at the conclave of 1963. Though they became more distant as Montini rose in power, Pope Paul's final trip away from his summer residence before his death in August 1978 was to a memorial mass on the anniversary of Cardinal Pizzardo's death. His Holiness Pope Paul VI, born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini (September 26, 1897 – August 6, 1978), served as Pope from 1963 to 1978. ... The Sistine Chapel is the location of the conclave. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ...


 
 

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