Biffi, Cardinal. Giacomo b. June 13, 1928 d. July 11, 2015 Roman Catholic Cardinal. The son of a bookbinder, Giacomo Biffi was born in Milan and entered seminary there. Obtaining a licentiate and a doctorate in theology, he was ordained priest by Blessed Cardinal Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster in his native city on December 23, 1950. Appointed to the teaching staff of the seminary of Milan, in 1960 he was named pastor of the populous parish of Ss. Martiri Anauniani of Legnano, a position he held until 1969 when he was transferred to the parish of Sant'...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cattedrale di San Pietro, Bologna, Provincia di Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Plot: Cathedral Crypt.
Gusmini, Cardinal. Giorgio b. December 9, 1855 d. August 24, 1921 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Gazzaniga born Giorgio Gusmini entered seminary in Bergamo at an early age, later furthering his studies in Rome at the Pontifical Roman Athenaeum S. Apollinare, earning a doctorate in theology. Ordained priest in 1878, he lectured letters and philosophy at the said Seminary of Bergamo. Transferred to the Collegio Vescovile S. Alessandro in 1890 where he kept teaching the same subjects along with history, he went on to co-found the SocietÓ Cattolica Universitaria, which...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cattedrale di San Pietro, Bologna, Provincia di Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy