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Giovanni Battista Soriani

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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).

Biography

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.

References

Giovanni Battista Soriani Wikipedia


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