Ermenegildo Pellegrinetti

Ermenegildo Cardinal Pellegrinetti ( born March 27, 1876 in Camaiore, Lucca, Italy, † March 29, 1943 in Rome ) was a Vatican diplomat and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.


Ermenegildo Pellegrinetti studied in Lucca and Rome, the subjects of philosophy and Catholic theology. He graduated from the Vatican diplomatic school and worked after his ordination in 1898 as chaplain and lecturer in Lucca. In the years 1917 and 1918, he participated as a military chaplain in the First World War. From 1918 to 1922 he was in the service of the Apostolic Nunciature in Poland. In 1922 he received the appointment as Titular Archbishop of Adana and Apostolic Nuncio to Yugoslavia. The bishop He was ordained by Cardinal Pietro Gasparri. On November 13, 1937, Pope Pius XI. Ermenegildo Pellegrinetti as cardinal priest with the titular church of San Lorenzo in Panisperna in the College of Cardinals. Ermenegildo Pellegrinetti participated in the conclave of 1939. He died on 29 March 1943 in Rome and was buried in the College Church of Camaiore