Carlo Minoretti

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Carlo Dalmazio Minoretti
Archbishop of Genoa, Cardinal priest of Sant'Eusebio
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See Archdiocese of Genoa
Installed 16 January 1925 — 13 March 1938
Predecessor Francesco Sidoli
Successor Pietro Boetto
Other posts Previously Bishop of Crema
Created Cardinal 16 December 1929
Personal details
Born (1861-09-17)17 September 1861
Cogliate, Italy
Died 13 March 1938(1938-03-13) (aged 76)
Genoa, Italy

Carlo Dalmazio Minoretti (17 September 1861 – 13 March 1938) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Genoa.

Early life and education[edit]

Carlo Minoretti was born in Cogliate, Lombardy. He was educated at the Seminary of Milan. Ordained priest in 1884, he served as a faculty member of Seminary of Monza from 1890 until 1907, when he became a faculty member of the Seminary of Milan until 1909. He did pastoral work in the Archdiocese of Milan until 1915.


Pope Benedict XV appointed him Bishop of Crema on 6 December 1915. He was consecrated on 16 January 1916 by Andrea Ferrari, Cardinal Archbishop of Milan. Pope Pius XI promoted him to the metropolitan see of Genoa on 16 January 1925.


Pope Pius XI created him Cardinal-Priest of Sant'Eusebio in the consistory of 16 December 1929. He died in 1938 in Genoa in office.

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Preceded by
Bernardo Pizzorno
Bishop of Crema
6 December 1915 – 16 January 1925
Succeeded by
Giacomo Montanelli
Preceded by
Francesco Sidoli
Archbishop of Genoa
16 January 1925 – 13 March 1938
Succeeded by
Pietro Boetto