Giuseppe Piazzi (bishop)

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Styles of
Giuseppe Piazzi
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Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Monsignor
Posthumous style none

Giuseppe Piazzi (1907–1963) was an Italian bishop who led the Diocese of Crema and then the Diocese of Bergamo.[1]

Life[edit]

Born in Casalbuttano, he was ordained priest in 1932 for the Diocese of Cremona. From 1942 to 1950 he was a pastor in the parish of Saint'Ilario in Cremona, where he was arrested for a brief time by the authorities of the Italian Social Republic for his support to the partisans.[2] In 1950 pope Pius XII named him bishop of Cremona and he 1953 he was appointed bishop of Bergamo. During his latter tenure, he decided to renovate the diocesan seminary and he started the fraternal reletionship between his diocese and the city of Cochabamba.[3] He died in Engelberg.

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Preceded by
Francesco Franco
Bishop of Crema
1950–1953
Succeeded by
Franco Costa
Preceded by
Adriano Bernareggi
Bishop of Bergamo
1953–1963
Succeeded by
Clemente Gaddi