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Sebastiano Baggio (16 May 1913 – 22 March 1993)[1] was an Italian cardinal, a candidate for pope and the President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State in 1984 and the prefect of the Sacred Congregation for Bishops in 1978. When he died at the age of 79 he was the Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church, and a sub dean of the College of Cardinals. Born in Rosà, Veneto, Sebastiano was ordained a priest on 21 December 1935, at the age of 22, in Vicenza. He was a priest for 57 years, a bishop for 39 years and a cardinal for 23 years. Described as affable and smiling, he helped many charitable works. After a diplomatic career that included assignments in Chile, Canada and Brazil, he was elevated to cardinal in 1969 by Pope Paul VI
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and named Archbishop of Cagliari, Sardinia. Cardinal Baggio died in 1993 at Rome. References[edit]

^ "Baggio, Sebastiano Cardinal". Who was who in America : with world notables, v. XI (1993–1996). New Providence, N.J.: Marquis Who's Who. 1996. pp. 11–12. ISBN 0837902258. 

Catholic Hierarchy Bishop-maker Baggio is dead

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Preceded by Paolo Bertoli Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church 25 March 1985 – 21 March 1993 Succeeded by Eduardo Martínez Somalo

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 65659026 LCCN: n92013804 ISNI: 0000 0000 6149 0251 GND: 1098454812 SUDOC: 076962148 ICCU

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