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Niccola Clarelli Parracciani
Niccola Clarelli Parracciani
(12 April 1799 – 7 July 1872) was a Catholic Cardinal and was Arch-Priest of St. Peter's Basilica
St. Peter's Basilica
at the Vatican. He was also Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and Secretary of the Roman Curia.

Contents

1 Personal life 2 Ordination as Bishop
Bishop
and Cardinal 3 Vatican service 4 Death and burial 5 References 6 See also

Personal life[edit] Clarelli was born on 12 April 1799 in Rieti. He was educated at the Archgymnasium of Rome where he received a doctorate in utroque iuris, both civil and canon law on 8 July 1822. While completing his education, was ordained as a Priest on 1 June 1822 at age 23. He then attended the Pontifical Academy of Ecclesiastical Nobles to study diplomacy. He spent time as the Privy chamberlain to Pope Pius VII
Pope Pius VII
in 1819.[1] Ordination as Bishop
Bishop
and Cardinal[edit] Clarelli was ordained as a Bishop
Bishop
in January 1844, was elevated to Cardinal and was appointed Cardinal-Priest
Cardinal-Priest
of San Pietro in Vincoli. In February 1844 he was appointed Bishop
Bishop
of Montefiascone and was consecrated at the patriarchal Vatican Basilica
Vatican Basilica
by Pope Gregory XVI. He resigned from this position in 1854.[2] Vatican service[edit] In 1860, Clarelli was appointed Secretary of the Congregation for the Erection of Churches and Consistorial Provisions, the equivalent of the modern role of Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. In 1863, he was appointed Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals and Secretary of the Roman Curia. He was appointed Cardinal- Bishop
Bishop
of Frascati in 1867 and in 1870 was appointed Arch-Priest of St. Peter's Basilica
St. Peter's Basilica
at the Vatican. Clarelli participated in the Papal Conclave of 1846 which elected Pope Pius IX
Pius IX
and the First Vatican Council
First Vatican Council
in 1869 and 1870. Death and burial[edit] Clarelli died on 7 July 1872 at Vico Equense
Vico Equense
and was temporarily buried there. References[edit]

^ Florida International University - Clarelli ^ Catholic Hierarchy - Clarelli

See also[edit]

Roman Catholic Suburbicarian Diocese of Frascati

Catholic Church
Catholic Church
titles

Preceded by Fabio Maria Asquini Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals 1863 – 1864 Succeeded by Domenico Carafa di Traetto

Preceded by Antonio Maria Cagiano de Azevedo Cardinal- Bishop
Bishop
of Frascati 1867 – 1872 Succeeded by Filippo Maria Guidi

Preceded by Mario Mattei Arch-Priest of St. Peter's Basilica 1870 – 1872 Succeeded by Edoa

.