Giuseppe Caprio (15 November 1914 – 15 October 2005), was an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He held the post of President of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See before he retired in 1990. He had been the internuncio, then pro-nuncio, to China from 1959—1967, and the pro-nuncio to India from 1967—1969. He then transferred to the Roman Curia, serving as secretary of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See, then in the Secretariat of State, where he worked for Pope John Paul I before being appointed President of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See in 1979, then President of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See in 1981. He was elevated to cardinal in 1979, becoming Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria Ausiliatrice in Via Tuscolana. He was Cardinal protodeacon from 22 June 1987.Cardinal Caprio opted for the order of cardinal priests on 26 Nov 1990, and became the Cardinal-Priest of the Titulus S. Mariae de Victoria. He was also a Knight of St. Januarius.