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DADAGLIO, Luigi Cardinal (1914-90)

Price: $95.00


Italian cardinal; distinguished papal diplomat; Major Penitentiary.

TLS – Typewritten Letter Signed, one page 1957, as a member of the Apostolic Delegation of Australia. Intruiging letter to a priest who reported another priest who had care of a young man.  Could be an early example of childhood abuse, but we cannot say for certain.  We have intentionally blocked relevant information from this much longer letter. A priest referenced in this letter was invited to Australia from Italy by Archbishop Mannix, circa 1949-50, in order to minister to Italian Catholics in Victoria. Merits further research.

Dadaglio held numerous diplomatic posts:  Venezuela, Spain; Australia.  He was secretary of the Congregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship; Pro-Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary.

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