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Rank  Cardinal-Priest
Name  Andrea Aiuti
Ordination  September 22, 1871

Andrea Aiuti
Consecration  1 May 1887 by Archbishop George Porter, S.J.
Created Cardinal  22 Jun 1903 by Pope Leo XIII
Born  June 17, 1849 Rome, Italy (1849-06-17)
Died  April 28, 1905, Rome, Italy

Andrea Aiuti (17 June, 1849 28 April, 1905) was a Catholic cardinal.

Biography

Andrea Aiuti received on 22 September 1871, the sacrament of Holy Orders. Aiuti was a member of the Roman Curia and in the service of the papal diplomacy in Brazil and Spain. On 31 March 1887 he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Achrida and appointed Apostolic Delegate to India. The episcopal ordination was given to him by the Archbishop of Bombay, George Porter, S.J., on 1 May 1887. From 1891 to 1893 he served as secretary of the Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith and was appointed the Apostolic Nuncio to Bavaria on 7 June 1893. A few days later he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Tamiathis. In 1896 he became the Apostolic Nuncio to Portugal. In 1903 he was appointed by Pope Leo XIII as cardinal-priest with the titular church of San Girolamo dei Croati (St. Jerome of the Croatians). Andrea Aiuti participated in the conclave of 1903, in which Pope Pius X was elected.

References

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