Cattedrale di Crema

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Crema, Provincia di Cremona, Lombardia, Italy Add to Map
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The First Cathedral In The Town Had Been Destroyed By Frederick Barbarossa In 1160. A New Building Was Begun In 1185, But Construction Was Halted In 1212, To Begin Again In 1284, In Gothic Style. The Church Was Finished In 1340, While In 1385, The Apse Was Lengthened And A Crypt Was Added.

The Latter Houses The Remains Of Former Cremascan Bishops Faustino Giovita Griffoni († 1730), Tommaso Ronna († 1828), Giuseppe Sanguettola († 1854), Franco Costa († 1977), Carlo Manziana († 1997), Angelo Paravisi († 2004), And Libero Tresoldi († 2009). Monsignor Luigi Dossena († 2007), Former Apostolic Nuncio To Slovakia And Archbishop Of The Titular See Of Carpi, Was Also Interred In The Cathedral's Crypt Upon His Death.

Bishop Francesco Sabbia († 1893), Lies Buried In Front Of The Altar Of The Crucifix, While The Remains Of Monsignor Ernesto Fontana († 1910), Were Transferred To The Cathedral From The Local Cemetery On October 3, 1923.

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  • Added: 27 Jul 2008
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