Domenico Tardini

Domenico Tardini (29 February 1888 – 30 July 1961) was a longtime aide to Pope Pius XII in the Secretariat of State. Pope John XXIII named him Cardinal Secretary of State and, in this position the most prominent member of the Roman Curia in Vatican City.

His Eminence

Domenico Tardini
Cardinal-Deacon of S. Apollinare alle Terme Neroniane-Alessandrine
Appointed15 December 1958
PredecessorDomenico Jorio
SuccessorJoaquín Anselmo María Albareda y Ramoneda
Orders
Ordination21 September 1912
Consecration27 December 1958
by Pope John XXIII
Created cardinal15 December 1958
by Pope John XXIII
RankCardinal-Deacon
Personal details
Born(1888-02-29)29 February 1888
Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Died30 July 1961(1961-07-30) (aged 73)
Rome, Italy
DenominationRoman Catholic
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Domenico Tardini
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