Francesco Salesio Della Volpe

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Francesco Salesio Della Volpe (24 December 1844 in Ravenna, Italy - 5 November 1916 in Rome, Italy) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal from a noble family. He held the position of secretary of the Congregation of Indulgences and Relics and prefect of the Prefecture of the Pontifical Household. Created cardinal in pector in 1899, he was named published in concistory of 1901. He was prefect of the Congregation of the Index from January, 1911. As protodeacon, he announced the election of cardinal Giacomo Della Chiesa to the papacy at the end of the conclave of 1914.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Francesco Segna
Archivist of the Holy Roman Church
26 October 1908 - 26 January 1911
Succeeded by
Mariano Rampolla del Tindaro
Preceded by
Francesco Segna
Cardinal Protodeacon
1911–1916
Succeeded by
Gaetano Bisleti