Giuseppe Antonio Ferretto

Giuseppe Antonio cardinal Ferretto (* 9. March 1899 in Rome, Italy; † 17. March 1973 ebda.) was a Kurienkardinal of the Roman-catholic church.


Giuseppe Antonio Ferretto studied the fan philosophy and catholic theology in Rome. It received to 24. February 1923 the Sakrament of the Priesterweihe and became according to resuming studies in the year 1926 lecturer at the papal Athenaeum „De Propaganda Fide “. Apart from its lecturer activity it provided the office of the Offizials in the Vikariat from 1929 to 1939 of Rome, starting from 1939 worked it as a junior lawyer with the highest Court of Justice of the Apostoli signature. Starting from 1943 he noticed different tasks with the Konsistorialkongregation and with the Apostoli signature . Pope Johannes XXIII. appointed it 1958 the Titularerzbischof of Serdica and donated to it the Bischofsweihe. 1959 became Giuseppe Antonio Ferretto secretary of the Kardinalskollegiums. To 16. January 1961 took it to Pope Johannes XXIII. as cardinal priests with the title church Santa Croce in Gerusalemme into the Kardinalskollegium up, to 26. March of the same yearly he was raised to the cardinal bishop von Sabina e Poggio Mirteto. Giuseppe Antonio Ferretto participated in the years 1962 to 1965 in the second Vatikani council . Of 7. April 1967 to 1. March 1973 it was Kardinalgrosspönitentiar. It died to 17. March 1973 in Rome.


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