Cardinal Celso Costantini was born in Italy in 1876 and died on the 17th of
October in 1958. He was appointed by our late Pope Pius XI as the first delegate of the
Holy See in China in 1922.
was ordained a priest in 1899 and later was consecrated as a Bishop in Fiume, Italy.
contributed much to China during his eleven years of service there. The following are his