Mario Mocenni

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Mario Cardinal Mocenni (born February 22, 1823 in Montefiascone , † November 14, 1904 in Rome ) was a cardinal of the Catholic Church .


Mocenni studied theology in Viterbo and Rome and became a deacon in May 1845 . Seven months later, on December 20, 1845, he was ordained a priest . After ordination he taught in Viterbo for twelve years before becoming valet of Pope Pius IX. has been. He sent Mocenni to Vienna as an auditor for the Austrian nunciature. In July 1877 Mocenni received the appointment as titular archbishop of Heliopolis in Phenicia and on August 12, 1877 Alessandro Cardinal Franchi donated him the episcopal ordination ; Co- consecrators were Archbishop Angelo Bianchi and Francesco Folicaldi . As an Apostolic Delegate in several Latin American countries (from 1877) Mocenni continued to serve the papal diplomacy and the Curia . Mocenni was an intern in the Brazilian Empire in 1882 and was still a substitute in the State Secretariat in 1882 . In early 1883 he became a consultor to the Holy Office.

Pope Leo XIII. Mario Mocenni elevated to cardinal on January 16, 1893 and shortly thereafter appointed him cardinal priest with the titular church of San Bartolomeo all'Isola . The Dante researcher Giacomo Poletto published several poems on the occasion. In 1894, however, he became a cardinal bishop and received the suburbicarian diocese of Sabina . In 1901 he had a list of bishops published for his diocese.

Cardinal Mocenni attended the 1903 conclave that Pope Pius X elected. A year later, he died at the age of 81 after previously suffering from asthma and heart problems. He was buried in the Roman cemetery of Campo Verano .

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Per la creazione di SE rev. mons. Mario Mocenni a cardinale di S. Chiesa: versi Padua 1893 Proof at the SBN
  2. ^ Evidence in the Opac of the SBN
predecessor Office successor
Luigi Serafini Cardinal Bishop of Sabina
Francesco di Paola Cardinal Cassetta