|Cardinal-Priest of San Clemente|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed||1 August 1834|
|Term ended||11 April 1835|
|Ordination||20 December 1788|
|Created cardinal||30 September 1831 (in pectore)|
23 June 1834 (revealed)
by Pope Gregory XVI
|Birth name||Francesco Canali|
|Born||20 October 1764|
Perugia, Papal States
|Died||11 April 1835 (aged 70)|
Rome, Papal States
|Alma mater||University of Perugia|
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Francesco Canali studied in his native city of Perugia and was ordained in December 1786 as a deacon. Two years later he received the priesthood. In 1793 he was professor of theology at the seminary of Perugia, which he was rector from 1797 to 1806. Moreover, Canali was from 1797 to 1800 prior of the theologian College his hometown, and thereafter the chamberlain. 1809, he was jailed by the French and taken to Parma, Piacenza, Corsica and Bastia. In August 1814 he returned to Perugia.
Francesco Canali was appointed Bishop of Spoleto in 1814 and transferred the 23 July 1820 by Pope Pius VII in Tivoli church as administrator, then elected bishop of Tivoli on 28 August 1820. He resigned in 1827 and became titular Archbishop of Larissa in Thessaly. In February 1827 he was appointed secretary of the Congregation of regular and canonical bishops of the Vatican Basilica.
- catholic-hierarchy.org http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bacquf.html. Retrieved 13 May 2015. Missing or empty
- Francesco Cardinal Canali at catholic-hierarchy.org
- Collective, Bibliografia italiana: ossia, Elenco generale delle opere ogni specie e ogni lingua stampate in Italia, e delle Italiane pubblicate all 'estero, vol 1, Milan, Presso Ant.. Fort. (Stella and figli, 1835) p215
- Collective, Annuario Pontificio: Notizie per l'anno 1846, (Rome, Nella Stamperia Cracas, May 1846) p78.
- Cavalier Francesco Bulgarini, Notizie storiche Antiquarie statistiche ed intorno agronomiche all'antichissima Citta 'di Tivoli e suo territorio, (Rome, Tipografia di Giovanni Battista Zampi, 1848) p43.