Pietro Leoni (bishop)

Pietro Leoni (2 April 1637 – 17 December 1697) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Verona (1691–1697) and Bishop of Ceneda (1667–1691).[1][2]

Most Reverend

Pietro Leoni
Bishop of Verona
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Verona
In office1691–1697
PredecessorSebastiano Pisani (iuniore)
SuccessorGiovanni Francesco Barbarigo
Ordination25 September 1667
Consecration20 November 1667
by Pietro Vito Ottoboni
Personal details
Born2 April 1637
Venice, Italy
Died17 December 1697 (age 60)
Verona, Italy
Previous postBishop of Ceneda (1667–1691)


Pietro Leoni was born in Venice, Italy on 2 April 1637 and ordained a priest on 25 September 1667.[2] On 14 November 1667, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement IX as Bishop of Ceneda.[1][2] On 20 November 1667, he was consecrated bishop by Pietro Vito Ottoboni, Cardinal-Priest of San Marco, with Carlo Stefano Anastasio Ciceri, Bishop of Alessandria della Paglia, and Francesco Grassi, Bishop of Nona, serving as co-consecrators.[2] On 26 November 1691, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent XII as Bishop of Verona.[1][2] He served as Bishop of Verona until his death on 17 December 1697.[2]

Episcopal successionEdit

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of:[2]

and the principal co-consecrator of:[2]


  1. ^ a b c Ritzler, Remigius; Sefrin, Pirminus (1952). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol V. Patavii: Messagero di S. Antonio. pp. 153 and 411. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Bishop Pietro Leoni" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 4, 2017

External links and additional sourcesEdit

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Albertino Barisoni
Bishop of Ceneda
Succeeded by
Marcantonio Agazzi
Preceded by
Sebastiano Pisani (iuniore)
Bishop of Verona
Succeeded by
Giovanni Francesco Barbarigo