Benedicto Sánchez de Herrera

Benedicto Sánchez de Herrera or Benito Sánchez de Herrera (1598 – 14 June 1674) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Pozzuoli (1664–1674), and Bishop of Monopoli (1654–1664).[1][2][3]

Most Reverend

Benedicto Sánchez de Herrera
Bishop of Pozzuoli
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Pozzuoli
In office1664–1674
PredecessorJuan Bautista Verchi de Campania
SuccessorCarlo della Palma
Orders
Consecration18 January 1654
by Giovanni Battista Maria Pallotta
Personal details
Born1598
Navas de Jorquera, Spain
Died14 June 1674
Pozzuoli, Italy
NationalityItalian
Previous postBishop of Monopoli (1654–1664)

BiographyEdit

Benedicto Sánchez de Herrera was born in Navas de Jorquera, Spain in 1598.[2][3] On 17 October 1653, he was selected by the King as Bishop of Monopoli and confirmed by Pope Innocent X on 12 January 1654.[1][2][3] On 18 January 1654, he was consecrated bishop by Giovanni Battista Maria Pallotta, Cardinal-Priest of San Pietro in Vincoli, with Patrizio Donati, Bishop Emeritus of Minori, and Giuseppe Ciantes, Bishop of Marsico Nuovo, serving as co-consecrators.[2] On 11 December 1663, he was selected as Bishop of Pozzuoli and confirmed by Pope Alexander VII on 24 March 1664.[1][2][3] He served as Bishop of Pozzuoli until his death on 14 June 1674.[2][3]

While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of Pascual de Aragón-Córdoba-Cardona y Fernández de Córdoba, Archbishop of Toledo (1666).[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. pp. 246 and 289. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Bishop Benedicto Sánchez de Herrera" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 29, 2016
  3. ^ a b c d e "Bishop Benedicto Sánchez de Herrera" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016

External links and additional sourcesEdit

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Francesco Surgenti
Bishop of Monopoli
1654–1664
Succeeded by
Giuseppe Cavalieri
Preceded by
Juan Bautista Verchi de Campania
Bishop of Pozzuoli
1664–1674
Succeeded by
Carlo della Palma