Paul Posilovich

Paul Posilovich, O.F.M. or Pavao Posilović (1597–1657) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Duvno (1655–1657) and Bishop of Scardona (1642–1655).[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Most Reverend

Paul Posilovich
Bishop of Duvno
ChurchCatholic Church
In office1655–1657
PredecessorMarianus Maravich
SuccessorMichel Pommer
Consecration7 September 1642
by Giovanni Battista Maria Pallotta
Personal details
Died1657 (age 60)
Duvno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Previous postBishop of Scardona (1642–1655)


Paul Posilovich was born in Glamoch in 1597 and ordained a priest in the Order of Friars Minor.[2] On 16 June 1642, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Urban VIII as Bishop of Scardona.[1][2][4] On 7 September 1642, he was consecrated bishop by Giovanni Battista Maria Pallotta, Cardinal-Priest of San Silvestro in Capite, with Alfonso Gonzaga, Titular Archbishop of Rhodus, and Patrizio Donati, Bishop of Minori, serving as co-consecrators.[2] On 25 October 1655, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VII as Bishop of Duvno.[1][2][4] He served as Bishop of Duvno until his death in 1657.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. pp. 307 and 178. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Bishop Paul Posilovich, O.F.M." David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Diocese of Mostar-Duvno (-Trebinje e Mrkan)" David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  4. ^ a b c "Diocese of Mostar-Duvno" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  5. ^ "Diocese of Scardona (Skradin)" David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 29, 2016
  6. ^ "Titular Episcopal See of Skradin" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved October 29, 2016
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Ivkovich
Bishop of Scardona
Succeeded by
Nikola Bijanković
Preceded by
Marianus Maravich
Bishop of Duvno
Succeeded by
Michel Pommer