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Anastasio Alberto Cardinal Ballestrero, O.C.D. †


Archbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy

Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva


3 Oct 1913Born
17 Oct 192916.0First VowsMember of Order of Discalced Carmelites
5 Oct 193421.0Solemn VowsMember of Order of Discalced Carmelites
Dec 1935³22.1Ordained DeaconDeacon of Order of Discalced Carmelites
6 Jun 193622.6Ordained PriestPriest of Order of Discalced Carmelites
9 Apr 195541.5AppointedSuperior General of Order of Discalced Carmelites
20 May 196753.6ResignedSuperior General of Order of Discalced Carmelites
21 Dec 197360.2AppointedArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
2 Feb 197460.3Ordained BishopArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
1 Aug 197763.8AppointedArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
30 Jun 197965.7Elevated to Cardinal
30 Jun 197965.7AppointedCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva
31 Jan 198975.3RetiredArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
21 Jun 199884.7DiedArchbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy

Note(s): ³ Day Uncertain

MicroData Summary for Anastasio Alberto Ballestrero (VIAF: 49343757)
Anastasio Alberto Cardinal Ballestrero O.C.D. (born , died ) Archbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}

Birth PlaceGenova, Archdiocese of Genova
Ordained PriestS. Lorenzo, Cathedral, Genova, Archdiocese of Genova
Ordained BishopSanta Teresa al Corso, Church, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}
Death PlaceFortino Santa Maria, Bocca di Magra, Diocese of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato
Buried Place (Original)Crypt, S. Giuseppe del Deserto, Church, Varazze, Diocese of Savona-Noli

  • a priest for 62.0 years
  • a bishop for 24.3 years
  • a cardinal for 18.9 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • ob/c2: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 133, Deceased Cardinals (back)
  • ob/c2/d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 152, Deceased Cardinals (back)
  • d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 154, Necrology (back)
  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church
  • ob/c2+: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 22, Number 1,241
  • ob/c2+: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 23, Number 1,304


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