|Church Catholic Church|
Predecessor Leonardo Bonaccorsi
|In office 1576-1582|
Successor Nicola Secadenari
|Consecration 2 September 1576
by Giulio Antonio Santorio|
Died 25 June 1582, Bisceglie, Italy
Diocese Roman Catholic Diocese of Bisceglie
Giovanni Battista Soriani (died 25 June 1582) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Bisceglie (1576-1582).
Giovanni Battista Soriani was ordained a priest in the Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. On 22 August 1576, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Gregory XIII as Bishop of Bisceglie. On 2 September 1576, he was consecrated bishop by Giulio Antonio Santorio, Cardinal-Priest of San Bartolomeo all'Isola, with Gaspare Viviani, Bishop of Hierapetra et Sitia, and Giovanni Antonio Facchinetti de Nuce, Bishop Emeritus of Nicastro, serving as co-consecrators. He served as Bishop of Bisceglie until his death on 25 June 1582.
ReferencesGiovanni Battista Soriani Wikipedia
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