Loading
Benedict XVI appoints new custodian of the Holy Shroud of Turin
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Addthis

.- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Vicenza as the new Archbishop of Turin. The appointment makes Archbishop Nosiglia the new custodian of the Shroud of Turin.  He will succeed Cardinal Severino Poletto, who submitted his resignation upon reaching the retirement age of 75.

The new Archbishop of Turin was born on October 5, 1944 in Rossiglione, Italy in the Diocese of Acqui.  He was ordained a priest on June 29, 1968 and was named Auxiliary Bishop of Rome on July 6, 1991.  He was ordained a bishop on December 14 of the same year. 

On October 6, 2003 he was transferred to the Diocese of Vicenza.  Among the posts he has held are president of the National Council of Catholic Schools, president of the International Organization of Catholic Education, delegate of the Council of European Bishops of Europe for Catechesis and Campus Ministry. 

He is currently the vice president of the Italian Bishops’ Conference, a post he has held since May of this year.

Ads by AdsLiveMedia(What's this?)

* The number of messages that can be online is limited. CNA reserves the right to edit messages for content and tone. Comments and opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of CNA. CNA will not publish comments with abusive language, insults or links to other pages

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

Pope Francis greets paralyzed man who risked all to see him
Pope Francis greets paralyzed man who risked all to see him
Franciscans on the banks of the Tiber in Rome, working for the New Evangelization
Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Testimony of young Indian who met Pope in Korea
Preparations of the Closing Mass of 6th Asian Youth Day
Missionary of Charity, Korea
Testimony of Christian Love during Pope's Visit to Korea
Religious Sisters in South Korea react to Pope Francis kissing a baby
Warm atmosphere during Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Images inside Pope Francis flight to South Korea
The tombs of the early Christians
Missionaries of Africa, called "the White Fathers"
Italian youth give testimony after mission to Peru
Interview with Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See on the persecution of Christians
New book 'The Vatican unknown'
A Look at India from Rome
3D Church mapping
#PAUSEforPeace Initiative
Dedicating art to San Juan de la Cruz
A state without territory elects new government
Sep
16

Liturgical Calendar

September 16, 2014

Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Lk 7:11-17

Gospel
Date
09/16/14
09/15/14
09/14/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: 1 Cor 12:12-14, 27-31a

Saint of the Day

St. Romuald »

Saint
Date
09/16/14

Homily of the Day

Lk 7:11-17

Homily
Date
09/16/14
09/15/14
09/14/14