Giovanni Nasalli Rocca di Corneliano

Giovanni Battista Cardinal Nasalli Rocca di Corneliano ( born August 27, 1872 in Piacenza, Italy, † March 13, 1952 in Bologna) was Archbishop of Bologna.


Nasalli Giovanni Rocca di Corneliano received by philosophical and theological studies in Rome on June 8, 1895, the sacrament of Holy Orders. Subsequently he worked until 1907 as pastor in Rome. 1902, the title of Apostolic protonotary he was awarded.

1907 He received his episcopal consecration Cardinal Vincenzo Vannutelli after Nasalli Rocca di Corneliano had been appointed bishop of Gubbio. In 1916, Pope Benedict XV appointed him. the Papal Almoner and Titular Archbishop of Thebes, 1921, he entrusted him with the spiritual guidance of the Catholic Youth of Italy and governance of the Archdiocese of Bologna. Pope Pius XI. Giovanni took Nasalli Rocca di Corneliano in the consistory on 23 May 1923 as cardinal priest with the titular church of Santa Maria in Traspontina in the College of Cardinals to. In the following years he acted as papal legate to the Pope on several celebrations. Nasalli Giovanni Rocca di Corneliano died on March 13, 1952 in Bologna, and was buried in the local Basilica San Luca.