Borromeo, St. Carlo b. October 2, 1538 d. November 3, 1584 Roman Catholic Saint. He was made a Cardinal at age 22 by his uncle, Pope Pius IV. Shortly afterwards he was made Archbishop of Milan, and is best remembered for his work amongst the poor, especially during 1576 when Milan was struck by the plague. He spared no thought for his own health and sort accomodation for the sick and assisted in the burial of the dead. He was canonized in 1st November 1610, and his feast is celebrated on the 4th of November. He is the patron Saint of stomach diseases. (Bio by: Bunny Boiler) Cathedral of Milan, Milan, Provincia di Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Martini, Carlo Maria Cardinal b. February 15, 1927 d. August 31, 2012 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Turin, Martini joined the Society of Jesus in 1944, studying at the Social Institute in Turin where he was ordained priest on July 13, 1952. He went on to obtain his doctorate in theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome in 1958 with a thesis entitled "The Historical Problem of the Resurrection in Recent Studies". He pursued his studies in Sacred Scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, where in 1962 he received the Chair of Textual...[Read More] (Bio by: Ruggero) Cathedral of Milan, Milan, Provincia di Milano, Lombardia, Italy Plot: Cappella della Croce di San Carlo Borromeo, in front of the altar.