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Luigi di Canossa

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Reference style  His Eminence
Name  Luigi Canossa
See  Verona
Informal style  Cardinal
Spoken style  Your Eminence

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Died  March 12, 1900, Verona, Italy

Luigi di Canossa SJ (20 April 1809 – 12 March 1900) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Bishop of Verona from 1861 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1877.

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Biography

Born in Verona, he was the son of marquess Bonifacio di Canossa and Francesca de' Castiglioni. In 1837 he entered in the Society of Jesus and was ordained priest in 1841. From 1847 he lived in Milan.

In January 1861, he was appointed Bishop of Verona by Pope Pius IX, who created him Cardinal-Priest of San Marcello in 1877.

References

Luigi di Canossa Wikipedia


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