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Gasparri, Pietro
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(May 5,1852, Ussita, Diocese of Norcia, Italy – Nov 18, 1934, Rome) was ordained a priest in 1875, held the Dr.phil.theol. and iur.can., was lecturer in canon law at Roman faculties, became professor of canon law at the Institut Catholique in Paris in 1880, titular bishop in 1898, was apostolic delegate to Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador, became secretary of the Congregation for Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, and was consultant to several Roman congregations. Pius X commissioned him with the creation of the Codex Iuris Canonici . Appointed cardinal in 1907, he w…

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Puza, Richard, “Gasparri, Pietro”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 09 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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