Egano Righi Lambertini

Egano cardinal Righi Lambertini (* 22. February 1906 in Casalecchio di Reno, Italy; † 4. October 2000 in Rome) was later a vatikanischer diplomat and a Kurienkardinal of the Roman-catholic church.


Egano Righi Lambertini studied the fan philosophy and catholic theology in Bologna and Rome and received 1929 the Sakrament of the Priesterweihe. Subsequently, it worked seven years long as Seelsorger in the diocese Bologna, before it returned 1936 for resuming studies to Rome. Starting from 1939 he worked for the vatikanische office of the secretary of state in Italy, France, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Great Britain and Korea. 1960 appointed it Pope Johannes XXIII. to the Titularerzbischof of Doclea and to the Apostoli Nuntius for Lebanon. 1963 became Egano Righi Lambertini Nuntius in Chile, 1967 in Italy and 1969 in France. It was from 1974 to 1979 on behalf the vatikanischen office of the secretary of state of constant observers at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. To 30. June 1979 took it to Pope Johannes Paul II. as a cardinal deacon with the Titeldiakonie San Giovanni Bosco in via Tuscolana into the Kardinalskollegium up. 1990 he was raised to the cardinal priest with the title church Santa Maria in via. Egano Righi Lambertini died to 4. October 2000 in Rome and was buried in the family chapel in its place of residence.


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