Oddi, Cardinal. Silvio b. November 14, 1910 d. June 29, 2001 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Morfasso born Silvio Angelo Pio Oddi was the twelfth of fourteen children. Entering seminary in Piacenza, he furthered his studies at the local Collegio Alberoni and later in Rome at the Pontifical Athenaeum Angelicum and the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy. Ordained priest in Piacenza on May 21, 1933, entering the diplomatic service of the Holy See he was named secretary of the apostolic delegation in Iran in 1936 and successively of that of Lebanon and Syria in 1939...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Chiesa Antica di Morfasso, Morfasso, Provincia di Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Poggi, Cardinal. Luigi b. November 25, 1917 d. May 4, 2010 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Piacenza born Luigi Poggi was the son of a tailor of liturgical vestments who worked under the shade of the steeple of Sant'Antonino's Basilica which today houses the remains of the Cardinal. Frequenting the local Collegio Alberoni, he was ordained priest on July 28, 1940. After briefly serving as vice-pastor of the parish church of San Francesco, he was sent to Rome in order to further his studies, earning a doctorate in utroque iuris in July 1944 from the Pontifical...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Basilica di Sant'Antonino, Piacenza, Provincia di Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Plot: Left Nave Of The Basilica, Beside The Vault Of Archbishop Antonino Arata (1883 - 1948).