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Giuseppe D’Annibale

Cardinal, theologian (1815-1892)

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Annibale, GIUSEPPE D’, Cardinal, a theologian, b. at Borbona in the Diocese of Rieti, September 22, 1815; d. at the same place, July 18, 1892. He was, appointed professor in the Seminary of Rieti and later vicar-general of the diocese. He was preconized Titular Bishop of Caryste by Leo XIII, August 12, 1881, was created CardinalPriest of Sts. Doniface and Alexis, February 11, 1889, and became Prefect of the Congregation of Indulgences. His treatise on moral theology is entitled “Summula theologi’ months”, (Milan, 1881-83). Another work, a commentary on the Constitution, “Apostolicae Sedis” (Rieti, 1880), is also valuable to theologians and canonists.

JOHN J. A’ BECKET


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