Pier Luigi Carafa (bishop)

Pier Luigi Carafa (died 7 August 1672) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Tricarico (1646–1672).[1]

Most Reverend

Pier Luigi Carafa
Bishop of Tricarico
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Tricarico
In office1646–1672
PredecessorPier Luigi Carafa
SuccessorAndrea Francolisio d'Aquino
Consecration14 January 1646
by Pier Luigi Carafa
Personal details
Died7 August 1672
Tricarico, Italy

Biography edit

On 8 January 1646, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VII as Bishop of Tricarico.[1][2] On 14 January 1646, he was consecrated bishop by Pier Luigi Carafa (seniore), Cardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai Monti, with Ranuccio Scotti Douglas, Bishop of Borgo San Donnino, and Ascanio Cassiani, Bishop of Andria, serving as co-consecrators.[2] He served as Bishop of Tricarico until his death on 7 August 1672.[1][2] While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of Giovanni Battista Brescia, Bishop of Vicenza (1655).[2]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 343. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d Cheney, David M. "Bishop Pier Luigi Carafa, C.R." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by Bishop of Tricarico
Succeeded by