Rampolla del Tindaro, Mariano
Rampolla del Tindaro, Mariano(märyä`nō rämpôl`lä dĕl tēn`därō), 1843–1913, Italian churchman, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was a nobleman. He was papal nuncio at Madrid (1882–87) and was made cardinal in 1887. On his return to Rome he was secretary of state for Leo XIIILeo XIII,
1810–1903, pope (1878–1903), an Italian (b. Carpineto, E of Rome) named Gioacchino Pecci; successor of Pius IX. Ordained in 1837, he earned an excellent reputation as archbishop of Perugia (1846–77), and was created cardinal in 1853.
..... Click the link for more information. and played a distinguished part in reestablishing the papacy's relations with Germany.