Giuseppe Maria Granniello
Giuseppe Granniello joined the Congregation of Regular Clerics of St. Paul, the so-called Barnabites . He was ordained a priest on June 6, 1857 . He then worked for around 20 years as a professor of theology at the seminary of his order in Rome. In 1877 he was appointed General Procurator , a position he held for another 14 years until 1891.
On January 8, 1892, Granniello became secretary in the Congregation for Bishops in the Vatican . Shortly afterwards, on March 29, 1892, he was appointed by Pope Leo XIII. Appointed Titular Archbishop of Caesarea Ponti . The episcopal ordination donated him on April 3, 1892 Cardinal Raffaele Monaco La Valletta , Cardinal Bishop of Ostia e Velletri and Dean of the College of Cardinals ; Co-consecrators were Archbishop Vincenzo Leone Sallua and Archbishop Francesco di Paola Cassetta , papal almsman .
Just a year later, Pope Leo XIII took. Granniello in the consistory of June 12, 1893 as a cardinal priest with the titular church Santi Quirico e Giulitta in the college of cardinals. Three days later, on June 15, 1893, Granniello was awarded the biret and the cardinal's ring.
Cardinal Granniello died at the age of 61. His grave is in the Campo Verano cemetery in Rome.
- Giuseppe Croce: Granniello, Giuseppe Maria. In: Mario Caravale (ed.): Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani (DBI). Volume 58: Gonzales-Graziani. Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Rome 2002.
- Granniello, CRSP, Giuseppe Maria. In: Salvador Miranda : The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church. ( Florida International University website), accessed September 22, 2016.
- Entry on Giuseppe Maria Granniello on catholic-hierarchy.org ; accessed on September 22, 2016.
|SURNAME||Granniello, Giuseppe Maria|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Italian cardinal of the Roman Church|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 8, 1834|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Naples|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 8, 1896|
|Place of death||Rome|