Filippo Camassei

Filippo Camassei

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Filippo Camassei (September 14, 1848 - January 18, 1921) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem from 1906 to 1919, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1919. Filippo Camassei was born in Rome, and studied at the Pontifical Roman Seminary, from where he obtained his doctorates in theology and in canon and civil law. He was ordained to the priesthood on April 12, 1872, and then did pastoral work in Rome. In 1876, Camassei became private secretary to Cardinal Raffaele Monaco La Valetta, the Vicar-General of Rome. He was later made Rector of the Pontifical Pius Seminary in 1874, and of the Pontifical Urbanian Athenaeum De Propaganda Fide on December 10, 1889. He was raised to the rank of Domestic Prelate of His Holiness on April 13, 1897. On March 18, 1904, Camassei was appointed Archbishop of Naxos by Pope Pius X.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135777637
  • 9786135777635