Carlo Gnocchi

San Colombano al Lambro 1902-Milan 1956. Priest, educator and writer, beatified by the Catholic Church (diocesan process instructed by Cardinal Martini). Ordained a priest in 1925 by Tosi, archbishop of Milan. Passionate about the education of young people who approached Catholicism and the parish. Archbishop Ildefonso Schuster appointed him spiritual director of the Istituto Gonzaga of the Brothers of Christian Schools. A volunteer during the Second World War (Balkans and Russia, with the Alpini). Founded Pro Iuventute, working with maimed and polio children.

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