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Italian cardinal; important member of the Roman Curia; Vatican II Council father; president of the Pontifical Commission for the Pastoral of Emigration and Tourism. Prefect of the Sac. Congr. of Bishops. Dean of the College of Cardinals.


ANS – Autograph Note Signed. Brief handwritten note of thanks to unnamed gentleman; dated 25 November 1970. Penned on his official correspondence card as prefect of the Congregation of Bishops.  Nice example.


Confalonieri was the penultimate Curial prelate of the “old school”:  charming, brilliant, dogmatic.

CONFALONIERI, Cardinal Carlo (1893-1986)

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