ROSSI, Angelo Cardinal (1913-95)
Brazilian-born cardinal. One of 35 founding students of the Pontifical Collegio Pio Brasileiro (student #1). Bishop of Barra do Pirai (1956). President of the Episcopal Conference of Brazil (1963-70). Created a cardinal in 1965. President-delegate of the First Extraordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. Member of the board of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops. Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (until 1984). Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals. Papal Envoy to the International Missionary Congress, Manila, 1979. Special papal envoy to the Second Latin American Missionary Conferrence, Tlaxcala, Mexico (1983). President of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Appostolic See. Dean of the College of Cardinals.
DS – 1994/5 Christmas card on which he has written a few words and signed.