Giorgio Gusmini studied in Bergamo , Rome and Padua and obtained a doctorate in Catholic theology , philosophy and literature . On September 21, 1878, he received the sacrament of ordination . From 1878 to 1880 he worked as a pastor in the diocese of Bergamo , from 1880 to 1882 he was released for further studies. From 1882 to 1900 he worked in Celena and Bergamo as a teacher and in training for priests. He was one of the founders of the Society of Catholic Universities. In 1901 he was appointed archpriest in Clusone . Until 1910 he also headed the parish of St. Alexander in Colonna and worked for Catholic Action . He was also co-editor of a Catholic newspaper.
1910 appointed him Pope Pius X to the Bishop of Foligno , 1914 Giorgio Gusmini Archbishop of Bologna. In the consistory on December 6, 1915, Pope Benedict XV took him . as a cardinal priest with the titular church of Santa Susanna in the college of cardinals . Giorgio Gusmini died on August 24, 1921 in Bologna and was buried in the Carthusian cemetery there. In 1923 his remains were transferred to the Bologna Cathedral .
- Piermauro Valoti: Il Cardinale Giorgio Gusmini. S. Alessandro, Bergamo 1955.
- Luciano Meluzzi: I vescovi e gli arcivescovi di Bologna. La grafica emiliana, Bologna 1975, ( Collana storico-ecclesiastica 3), pp. 566-572.
|Giacomo Cardinal della Chiesa||
Archbishop of Bologna
|Giovanni Cardinal Nasalli Rocca di Corneliano|
Bishop of Foligno
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Gusmini, Giorgio Cardinal (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Italian clergyman, Archbishop of Bologna and Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 9, 1855|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Gazzaniga , Bergamo Province, Italy|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 24, 1921|
|Place of death||Bologna|