- Antonio Agliardi
cardinal name=Antonio Cardinal Agliardi| dipstyle=His Eminence
theologyand canon law, and after acting as parish priest in his native diocese for twelve years was sent by the popeto Canadaas a bishop's chaplain. On his return he was appointed secretary to the Congregation of the Propaganda.
In 1884, he was created by Leo XIII
archbishop of Caesarea"in partibus" and sent to Indiaas an Apostolic Delegateto report on the establishment of the hierarchythere.
In 1887 he again visited India, to carry out the terms of the
concordatarranged with Portugal. The same year he was appointed secretary to the Congregation "super negotiis ecclesiae extraordinariis", in 1889 became papal nuncioat Munichand in 1892 at Vienna. Allowing himself to be involved in the ecclesiastical disputes by which Hungarywas divided in 1895, he was made the subject of formal complaint by the Hungarian government and in 1896 was recalled.
consisteryof 1896 he was elevated to Cardinal Priestof " Ss. Nereo ed Acheillo"'. In 1899 he was made Cardinal Bishopof Albano. In 1903, he was named vice-chancellor of the Catholic Church, and became the Chancellor of the Apostolic Chanceryin the Secretariat of State in 1908.
He died in
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