Andrea Carlo Ferrari
Lalatta di Palanzano (Parma) 1850-Milan 1921. Italian Catholic archbishop and cardinal. A theologian (the Summula theologiae dogmaticae generalis was one of the most popular theological texts in the late nineteenth century). Bishop of Como and archbishop of Milan from 1894 to 1921. Following on from Carlo Borromeo, his mission in Milan was to “preserve the faith” through preaching and catechesis. He set up male and female church centres in parishes and promoted the teaching of the Catholic religion in primary schools. Beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1987.