Carlo Caffarra

Catholic cardinal

Carlo Caffarra (1 June 1938 – 6 September 2017) was an Italian cardinal and Roman Catholic Archbishop of Bologna. He was created Cardinal in the consistory of 24 March 2006 by Pope Benedict XVI. He was born in Busseto, Italy.

Caffarra in April 2012

Caffarra died on 6 September 2017 in Bologna, Italy of brain cancer at the age of 79.[1]


  1. "Cardinal Caffarra, one of the 'dubia' cardinals, has died aged 79". Catholic Herald. 6 September 2017. Archived from the original on 14 July 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2017.

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