Giuseppe Piazzi (bishop)
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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. 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. He died in Engelberg.
- "Bishop Giuseppe Piazzi". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
- From the parish of Sant'Ilario website: http://www.santilariocremona.it/file/PAGINE/langelo_di_s._ilario_2-08.pdf
- "Di Baio Editore - Riviste monografiche e specializzate per l'arredamento e l'architettura". dibaio.com. Retrieved 2016-07-30.
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