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Oscar Rizzato

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Oscar Rizzato
Italian Catholic Archbishop

Oscar Rizzato (28 February 1928 – 11 January 2021) was an Italian Catholic titular bishop.


Rizzato was born in Italy and was ordained to the priesthood in 1954. He was created titular bishop of Virunum and served as Papal Almoner to the Pope.[1][2]

He died on 11 January 2021, at the age of 91, in the Padua hospital due to complications from COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy.[3] The funeral wasbbe celebrated by Bishop Claudio Cipolla on 16 January in the parish church of Arsego.[4]


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  2. ^ "Deadly week sees at least 10 bishops die from COVID-19". 18 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Falleció Oscar Rizzato, limosnero de dos Papas - Vatican News". www.vaticannews.va (in Spanish). 2021-01-13. Retrieved 2021-01-14.
  4. ^ smelchiori (2021-01-13). "S. E. Mons. Oscar Rizzato è nella pace, tra le braccia del Padre". Chiesa di Padova (in Italian). Retrieved 2021-01-14.

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