Father Aldo Marchesini - doctor and missionary in Mozambique - official site
June 6th, 1998: Contribution from the municipality of Bologna of the Turrita d'Argento
24-3-2004; Father Aldo was awarded the diploma of Knight of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity by the Ambassador of Italy in Maputo.
2009: Awarding of Honorary Citizenship from the municipality of Lamporecchio, birthplace of Father Aldo's mother
12-6-2014: He was awarded at the O.N.U. of New York, of the prestigious 'World Population Award' for his work in favor of the sick and the poor. The award had previously been given to personalities such as Indira Ghandi, Hosni Mubarak, Bill Gates and his lady, to name only the best known (youtube video of the salient parts of the awards ceremony)
21-8-2014 Awarding of Honorary Citizenship of Quelimane