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Italian cardinal; Prefect of the Congregation of Rites; papal diplomat; Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Indulgences and Relics. Prefect of the office of economic planning of the Sac. Congr. for the Propagation of the Faith; President of the general administration of the Chamber of Despoilments; Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals.


DS - Document Signed. Two sides of stationery bearing his blind-embossed seal. In a fine secretarial hand, signed at the conclusion by Cardinal Aloisi.  Reads:  This is a letter certifying that:Joachim (Gioacchino) Antonelli, after having passed exams for both Canon and Civil law, in the presence of the Congregation of Sacred Rites, petitioned Leo the XIII to be accepted as a lawyer there. The Cardinal of the Congregation by decree granted for him to be enlisted as a lawyer of the Congregation of Sacred Rites giving him permission to hear cases there on April 28, 1890. Signed by Cardinal (Masalla?)Dated the 24th of February, 1896.

ALOISI MASELLA, Cardinal Gaetano (1826-1902)

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