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Raniero Cantalamessa

1934 - Today

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Raniero Cantalamessa (born 22 July 1934) is an Italian Catholic cardinal and priest in the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin and a theologian. He has served as the Preacher to the Papal Household since 1980, under Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis. Cantalamessa is a proponent of the Catholic charismatic renewal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raniero Cantalamessa has received more than 164,544 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Raniero Cantalamessa is the 1,303rd most popular religious figure, the 1,956th most popular biography from Italy and the 364th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Raniero Cantalamessa ranks 1,303 out of 2,238Before him are Josyf Slipyj, Ashkenaz, Pope Anianus of Alexandria, Antipope Christopher, Abu Dujana, and Bernard of Menthon. After him are Andrew Corsini, Gaspar del Bufalo, Darío Castrillón Hoyos, John Smyth, Violet Brown, and Ieronymos II of Athens.

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Among people born in 1934, Raniero Cantalamessa ranks 130Before him are Rossana Podestà, Kate Millett, Ronald Inglehart, Claude Zidi, Masao Uchino, and Claude Berri. After him are Paul Cohen, Zurab Tsereteli, Elgin Baylor, Jean Chrétien, Raina Kabaivanska, and Franc Rode.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Raniero Cantalamessa ranks 1,956 out of 4,668Before him are Antipope Christopher (900), Piero del Pollaiolo (1443), Giuseppe Sarti (1729), Alvise Vivarini (1445), Moschus (-200), and Antonio Rosmini (1797). After him are Andrew Corsini (1301), Victor Amadeus II, Prince of Carignano (1743), Guidobaldo II della Rovere, Duke of Urbino (1514), Gaspar del Bufalo (1786), Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria (1827), and Roberto Donadoni (1963).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Raniero Cantalamessa ranks 364Before him are Virginia Centurione Bracelli (1587), Antipope Sylvester IV (1100), Raffaele Riario (1461), Antipope Adalbert (1001), Vitalis of Milan (null), and Antipope Christopher (900). After him are Andrew Corsini (1301), Gaspar del Bufalo (1786), Ludovico Ludovisi (1595), Felice della Rovere (1483), Julian Cesarini (1398), and Lanfranc (1005).