Blessed Andrea Carlo Ferrari

Blessed Andrea Carlo FerrariAlso known as

  • Andreas Ferrari



Educated in the seminary of Parma, Italy. Ordained on 20 December 1873 in Parma. Episcopal delegate of Mariano, February 1874. Coadjutor Bishop of Fornovo di Taro, Italy on 4 July 1874. Vice-rector of the Parma seminary, and professor of physics and mathematics in 1875. Rector of the seminary in 1877. Professor of fundamental theology, ecclesiastical history and moral theology in 1878. Bishop of Guastalla, Italy on 29 May 1890. Bishop of Como, Italy on 29 May 1891. Created cardinal on 18 May 1894. Archbishop of Milan, Italy on 21 May 1894. Chose his middle name of Carlo in honour of Saint Charles Borromeo. Participated in the conclave of 1903 that elected Pope Saint Pius X, and of 1914 that chose Pope Benedict XV.






  • 1885: Summula theologiae dogmaticae generalis

MLA Citation

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