Attilio Nicora

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Attilio Nicora
President Emeritus of the Executive Board of the Vatican Financial Information Authority (AIF) and President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
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Appointed1 October 2002
Term ended7 July 2011
PredecessorAgostino Cacciavillan
SuccessorDomenico Calcagno
Other postsCardinal-Priest of San Filippo Neri in Eurosia pro hac vice
Ordination27 June 1964
by Giovanni Umberto Colombo
Consecration28 May 1977
by Giovanni Umberto Colombo
Created cardinal21 October 2003
Personal details
Birth nameAttilio Nicora
Born(1937-03-16)16 March 1937
Varese, Italy
Died22 April 2017(2017-04-22) (aged 80)
Milan, Italy
DenominationRoman Catholic
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Attilio Nicora (March 16, 1937 – April 22, 2017) was an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Verona Emeritus, and President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See. He served as President of the four-person Executive Board of the Vatican's Financial Information Authority (FIA) from January 2011 until January 2014.

Pope Benedict XVI appointed Cardinal Nicora Pontifical Legate for the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi. After being a cardinal-deacon for ten years, he was promoted to cardinal-priest by Pope Francis on 12 June 2014.[1]

Nicora died on April 22, 2017 in Milan, Italy, aged 80.[2]

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  1. "Assegnazione del titolo presbiterale ad alcuni cardinali diaconi creati nel consistoro del 21 ottobre 2003" (in Italian). 12 June 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  2. "Città del Vaticano, è morto il cardinale Attilio Nicora, 'inventore' dell'8 per mille". Quotidiano. April 22, 2017. Retrieved April 22, 2017.

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