Serafino Fortibraccia

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Most Reverend
Serafino Fortibraccia
Bishop of Nemosia
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Nemosia
In office1569–1571
PredecessorAndrea Mocenigo
SuccessorNone
Orders
Consecration13 February 1569
by Giulio Antonio Santorio
Personal details
Died1571
Famagusta, Cyprus

Serafino Fortibraccia, O.P. (died 1571) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Nemosia (1569–1571).[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Serafino Fortibraccia was ordained a bishop in the Order of Preachers.[1] On 24 January 1569, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Pius V as Bishop of Nemosia.[1] On 13 February 1569, he was consecrated bishop by Giulio Antonio Santorio, Archbishop of Santa Severina, with Giovanni Agostino Campanile, Bishop of Minori, and Umberto Locati, Bishop of Bagnoregio, serving as co-consecrators.[1] He served as Bishop of Nemosia until his death in 1571 in the Siege of Famagusta.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Bishop Serafino Fortibraccia, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Nemosia (Limasol)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Fortebracci, Giovanni V. (1689). Lettera istorico-genealogica della famiglia Fortebracci da Montone. la Biblioteca Pubblica Bavarese. p. 8.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Andrea Mocenigo
Bishop of Nemosia
1569–1571
Succeeded by
None