Fabrizio Caracciolo Piscizi

Fabrizio Caracciolo Piscizi or Modernus Caracciolo Piscizi (1583–1631) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Oppido Mamertina (1630–1631),[1]Bishop of Catanzaro (1609–1629),[2] and Apostolic Collector to Portugal (1604–1609).

Most Reverend

Fabrizio Caracciolo Piscizi
Bishop of Oppido Mamertina
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Oppido Mamertina
In office1630–1631
PredecessorAntonio Cesonio
SuccessorGiovanni Battista Pontano
Orders
ConsecrationFebruary 1619
by Decio Carafa
Personal details
Born1583
Naples, Italy
Died1631 (age 48)
Oppido Mamertina, Italy
Previous postApostolic Collector to Portugal (1604–1609)
Bishop of Catanzaro (1609–1629)

BiographyEdit

Fabrizio Caracciolo Piscizi was born in Naples, Italy in 1583.[3] On 22 December 1604, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement VIII as Apostolic Collector to Portugal.[3] He resigned as Apostolic Collector to Portugal on 30 January 1609.[3] On 7 January 1619, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Paul V as Bishop of Catanzaro.[2][3] In February 1619, he was consecrated bishop by Decio Carafa, Archbishop of Naples.[3] He resigned as Bishop of Catanzaro on 7 November 1629.[3] On 28 January 1630, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Urban VIII as Bishop of Oppido Mamertina.[1][3] He served as Bishop of Catanzaro until his death in 1631.[1][3]

While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of Fabio Olivadisi, Bishop of Lavello (1626); and Gerolamo Cappello, Bishop of Termoli (1626).[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 264. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 141. (in Latin)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Cheney, David M. "Bishop Modernus (Fabrizio) Caracciolo Piscizi". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

External links and additional sourcesEdit

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Decio Carafa
Apostolic Collector to Portugal
1630–1631
Succeeded by
Gaspare Paluzzi degli Albertoni
Preceded by
Giuseppe Pisculli
Bishop of Catanzaro
1609–1629
Succeeded by
Luca Castellini
Preceded by
Antonio Cesonio
Bishop of Oppido Mamertina
1630–1631
Succeeded by
Giovanni Battista Pontano