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|President Emeritus of the Executive Board of the Vatican Financial Information Authority (AIF) and President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See|
|Appointed||1 October 2002|
|Reign ended||7 July 2011|
|Other posts||Cardinal-Priest of San Filippo Neri in Eurosia pro hac vice|
|Ordination||27 June 1964|
|Consecration||28 May 1977
by Giovanni Umberto Colombo
|Created Cardinal||21 October 2003|
|Birth name||Attilio Nicora|
16 March 1937|
|Died||22 April 2017
|Coat of arms|
Attilio Nicora (March 16, 1937 – April 22, 2017) was an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Verona Emeritus, and President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See. He served as President of the four-person Executive Board of the Vatican's Financial Information Authority (FIA) from January 2011 until January 2014.
Pope Benedict XVI appointed Cardinal Nicora Pontifical Legate for the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi. After being a cardinal-deacon for ten years, he was promoted to cardinal-priest by Pope Francis on 12 June 2014.
Nicora died on April 22, 2017 in Milan, Italy, aged 80.
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