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Cardinal Bagnasco: The man at the helm of Italian bishops

2013-03-05

His life has always been linked to education. First in the school and later at the University, where he taught Theology.

CARD.ANGELO BAGNASCO
Archbishop of Genova (Italy)

"The most urgent matter in the Church today is the question of faith, not of the one's that do not have faith, but of the one's that have it. The Pope knows that only a convinced, joyous, coherent and operative faith, is able to  en- kindle the hearts, purify culture and inspire society towards a transcendental and complete humanism.”

In the year 2007, he was made archbishop of Genova, President of the Episcopal Italian Conference and also cardinal.

He is well known for his ability to deal with delicate relations between the Catholic Church and Italian politics. Cardinal Bagnasco is a tenacious defender of the Church's doctrine especially in the difficult political and social issues of Italy.


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