Maurizio Bertone, C.R.S. (1639–1701) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Fossano (1678–1701).[1]

Most Reverend

Maurizio Bertone
Bishop of Fossano
ChurchCatholic Church
In office1678–1701
PredecessorOttaviano della Rovere
SuccessorCristoforo Lorenzo Baratta
Consecration12 April 1678
by Carlo Pio di Savoia
Personal details
Born6 May 1639
Chieri, Italy
Died27 November 1701 (age 62)


Maurizio Bertone was born in Chieri, Italy on 6 May 1639 and ordained a priest in the Ordo Clericorum Regularium a Somascha.[2] On 28 March 1678, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent XI as Bishop of Fossano.[1][2] On 12 April 1678, he was consecrated bishop by Carlo Pio di Savoia, Cardinal-Priest of San Crisogono, with Domenico Gianuzzi, Titular Bishop of Dioclea in Phrygia, serving as co-consecrators.[2] He served as Bishop of Fossano until his death on 27 November 1701.[1][2]

While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of François Hyacinthe Valperga di Masino, Bishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (1687).[2]


  1. ^ a b c Ritzler, Remigius; Sefrin, Pirminus (1952). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. V. Patavii: Messagero di S. Antonio. p. 205. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e Cheney, David M. "Bishop Maurizio Bertone, C.R.S." Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Ottaviano della Rovere
Bishop of Fossano
Succeeded by
Cristoforo Lorenzo Baratta