Titular Episcopal See of

Luni

Italy Italy

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Titular Episcopal See Episcopal See

Name: Luni (Italiano) / Lunen(sis) (Latin)

Location: Ortonovo, pr. La Spezia, m. Genova, Italy

Notes: Seat transferred to Sarzana 1202. United æque principaliter with Brugnato 1820.11.25–1975.08.04, with La Spezia 1929.01.12–1975.08.04.

History

Titular Bishop

Titular Archbishop (1990.02.24 – ...):Archbishop Edward Nowak (84)Archbishop Edward Nowak (84)

Assessor emeritus of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (Knights of the Holy Sepulchre)

Past Ordinaries

Bishops of Luni–Sarzana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Giuseppe Stella
(1945.09.07 – 1975.08.04)

Born:1898.08.30 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1923.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1944.01.06
Died:1989.09.10 († 91)

Titular Bishop of Utica (1943.11.13 – 1945.09.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Brugnato (Italy) (1943.11.13 – 1945.09.07)

Apostolic Administrator of La Spezia (Italy) (1943.11.13 – 1945.09.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Luni–Sarzana (1943.11.13 – 1945.09.07)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1945.09.07 – 1975.08.04)

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1945.09.07 – 1975.09.03)

Bishop of La Spezia (Italy) (1945.09.07 – 1975.09.03)

Bishop Giuseppe Stella
(Apostolic Administrator 1943.11.13 – 1945.09.07)

Bishop Giovanni Costantini (later Archbishop)
(1929.02.08 – 1943.07.26)

Born:1880.08.04 (Castions di Zoppola, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1905.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1929.05.05
Died:1956.05.17 (Roma, Italy † 75)

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1929.02.08 – 1943.07.26)

Bishop of La Spezia (Italy) (1929.02.08 – 1943.07.26)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1929.02.08 – 1943.07.26)

Titular Archbishop of Colossæ (1943.07.26 – 1956.05.17)

Brother of Cardinal Celso Benigno Luigi Costantini.

Bishop Bernardo Pizzorno
(1921.03.07 – 1926.08.06)

Born:1861.10.22 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1884
Consecrated Bishop:1909.06.06
Died:1926.08.06 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Comanæ (1909.04.29 – 1911.01.14)

Bishop of Crema (Italy) (1911.01.14 – 1915.12.06)

Titular Bishop of Flaviopolis antea Cratea (1915.12.06 – 1921.03.07)

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1921.03.07 – 1926.08.06)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1921.03.07 – 1926.08.06)

Bishop Giovanni Carli
(1899.06.19 – 1921.01.05)

Born:1844.01.22 (Italy)
Died:1921.01.05 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Proconnesus (1898.03.24 – 1899.06.19)

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1899.06.19 – 1921.01.05)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1899.06.19 – 1921.01.05)

Bishop Giacinto Rossi, O.P.
(1881.11.18 – 1899.01.29)

Born:1826.02.22 (Italy)
Died:1899.01.29 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Leuca (1881.08.23 – 1881.11.18)

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1881.11.18 – 1899.01.29)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1881.11.18 – 1899.01.29)

Bishop Giuseppe Rosati
(1867.02.22 – 1881.09.05)

Born:1807.08.16 (Italy)
Died:1881.09.05 († 74)

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1867.02.22 – 1881.09.05)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1867.02.22 – 1881.09.05)

Bishop Francesco Agnini
(1837.05.19 – 1853.03.08)

Died:1853.03.08

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1837.05.19 – 1853.03.08)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1837.05.19 – 1853.03.08)

Bishop Luigi Scarabelli, C.M.
(1820.10.02 – 1836.05.04)

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1820.10.02 – 1836.05.04)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1820.10.02 – 1836.05.04)

Cardinal Giuseppe Spina
(Apostolic Administrator 1815.09.22 – 1820.11.25)

Bishop Giulio Cesare Pallavicini, S.J.
(1804.09.24 – 1819.05.13)

Born:1741.01.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1770.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:1804.09.30
Died:1819.05.13 († 78)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1804.09.24 – 1819.05.13)

Bishop Vincenzo Maria Maggioli, O.P.
(1795 – 1804.09.24)

Died:1820.01.29

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1795 – 1804.09.24)

Bishop of Savona (Italy) (1804.09.24 – 1820.01.29)

Bishop Francesco Maria Gentili
(1791.10.10 – 1795)

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1767.08.31 – 1791.10.10)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1791.10.10 – 1795)

Bishop Giulio Cesare Lomellini, C.R.M.
(1757 – 1791)

Died:1791

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1757 – 1791)

Bishop Giovanni Girolamo della Torre, B.
(1727 – 1757)

Born: (Italy)
Died:1757

Coadjutor Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (? – 1727)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1727 – 1757)

Bishop Ambrogio Spinola, B.
(1710.03.10 – 1727)

Born: (Italy)
Died:1727

Bishop of Ventimiglia (Italy) (1701.06.06 – 1710.03.10)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1710.03.10 – 1727)

Bishop Giovanni Girolamo Naselli
(1695.02.07 – 1708)

Died:1708

Bishop of Ventimiglia (Italy) (1685.09.07 – 1695.02.07)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1695.02.07 – 1708)

Bishop Giovanni Battista Spinola (later Archbishop)
(1665 – 1694.07.10)

Born: (Italy)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1665 – 1694.07.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Genova (Italy) (1694.07.10 – 1705.01.07)

Bishop Prospero Spinola
(1637.09.07 – 1664)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1637.09.07 – 1664)

Cardinal Giovanni Domenico Spinola
(1632.04.26 – 1636.12.01)

Born:1580 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1626.01.19
Consecrated Bishop:1630
Died:1646.08.11 († 65)

Apostolic Administrator of Messina (Italy) (1625 – 1626)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1626.02.09 – 1646.08.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Cecilia (1629.04.30 – 1646.08.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Acerenza (Italy) (1630.11.13 – 1632.04.26)

Archbishop of Matera (Italy) (1630.11.13 – 1632.04.26)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1632.04.26 – 1636.12.01)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1636.12.01 – 1646.08.11)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1642.01.13 – 1643.01)

Bishop Giovanni Battista Salvago
(1590 – 1632.01.24)

Born:1560
Consecrated Bishop:1590.05.14
Died:1632.01.24 († 71)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1590 – 1632.01.24)

Apostolic Nuncio to Austria-Hungary (1610 – 1612)

Bishop Giovanni Battista Bracelli
(1572.07.02 – 1590.04.17)

Consecrated Bishop:1572.07.02
Died:1590.04.17

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1572.07.02 – 1590.04.17)

Cardinal Benedetto Lomellini
(1565.09.07 – 1572.03.17)

Born:1517 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1565?
Created Cardinal:1565.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1565.11.21
Died:1579.07.24 († 61)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria in Aquiro (1565.05.15 – 1565.09.07)

Bishop of Ventimiglia (Italy) (1565.07.06 – 1565.09.07)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1565.09.07 – 1572.03.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sabina (1565.09.07 – 1579.07.24)

Bishop of Anagni (Italy) (1572.03.17 – 1579.07.24)

Cardinal Simone Pasqua
(1561.02.14 – 1565.09.04)

Born:1492.11.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1561
Created Cardinal:1565.03.12
Died:1565.09.04 († 72)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1561.02.14 – 1565.09.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sabina (1565.05.15 – 1565.09.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio (1565.09.04 – 1565.09.04)

Bishop Giovanni Francesco Pogliasca
(1537.11.28 – 1561)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1537.11.28 – 1561)

Bishop Silvestro Benetti
(1497.04.28 – 1537)

Died:1537

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1497.04.28 – 1537)

Bishop Tommaso Benetti
(1485.02.21 – 1497)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1485.02.21 – 1497)

Bishop Antonio Maria Parentuccelli
(1469.09.06 – 1485)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1469.09.06 – 1485)

Bishop Francesco Manfredi
(1465 – 1469)

Died:1469

Bishop of Luni (1415 – 1465)

Bishop of Luni–Sarzana (1465 – 1469)

Bishops of Luni (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Giorgio Fieschi
(Apostolic Administrator 1446 – 1446?)

Bishop Francesco Manfredi
(1415 – 1465)

(see above)

Fr. Aragonio Malaspina (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1407 – 1415.02.09)

Bishop Giacomo Rossi (later Archbishop)
(1406 – 1415.05.04)

Died:1418

Bishop of Verona (Italy) (1388 – 1406)

Bishop of Luni (1406 – 1415.05.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Napoli (Italy) (1415.05.04 – 1418)

Bishop Giovanni Montino
(1394 – 1406)

Bishop of Luni (1394 – 1406)

Bishop Martino de Ferrari, O.E.S.A.
(1390 – 1394)

Bishop of Luni (1390 – 1394)

Bishop Francesco Lante, O.F.M.
(1386 – 1390)

Died:1405

Bishop of Luni (1386 – 1390)

Bishop of Brescia (Italy) (1390 – 1390)

Bishop of Cremona (Italy) (1390 – 1401)

Bishop of Bergamo (Italy) (1401 – 1402.11.16)

Bishop of Cremona (Italy) (1402.11.16 – 1405)

Bishop Gerardo Pasqualoni, O.F.M.
(1384 – 1385)

Bishop of Luni (1384 – 1385)

Blessed Bishop Giacomo Piccolomini, O.F.M.
(1380 – 1383)

Died:1383

Bishop of Luni (1380 – 1383)

Bishop and religious of Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans).

Blessed Archbishop Giacomo Campano, O.P.
(1378 – 1380)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Trani (Italy) (1352.11.05 – 1379)

Archbishop-Bishop of Luni (1378 – 1380)

Archbishop and religious of Order of Preachers (Dominicans).

Bishop Bernabò Griffi, O.P.
(1364 – 1378)

Bishop of Luni (1364 – 1378)

Bishop Antonio da Siena, O.P.
(1359 – 1363)

Bishop of Luni (1359 – 1363)

Bishop Gabriele Malaspina
(1351 – 1359)

Bishop of Luni (1351 – 1359)

Bishop Giordano Colonna
(1344 – 1351)

Bishop of Luni (1344 – 1351)

Bishop Agapito Colonna
(1344 – 1344)

Died:1344

Bishop of Luni (1344 – 1344)

Bishop Antonio Fieschi
(1338 – 1343)

Bishop of Luni (1338 – 1343)

Bishop Bernabò Malaspina
(1321 – 1338.08.05)

Born:1274
Died:1338.08.05 († 63)

Bishop of Luni (1321 – 1338.08.05)

Bishop Gherardino Malaspina
(1312 – 1318.01)

Died:1318.01

Bishop of Luni (1312 – 1318.01)

Bishop Antonio Nuvolone da Camilla
(1297 – 1307)

Bishop of Luni (1297 – 1307)

Bishop Enrico da Fucecchio
(1273 – 1297)

Bishop of Luni (1273 – 1297)

Bishop Guglielmo
(1228 – 1272)

Died:1272

Bishop of Luni (1228 – 1272)

Bishop Buttafava
(1224 – 1226)

Bishop of Luni (1224 – 1226)

Bishop Noradino
(1221 – 1223)

Bishop of Luni (1221 – 1223)

Bishop Marzucco
(1213 – 1220)

Died:1220

Bishop of Luni (1213 – 1220)

Bishop Marzucco Gaetani
(1213 – 1220)

Bishop of Massa Marittima e Populonia (Italy) (1211? – 1213)

Bishop of Luni (1213 – 1220)

Bishop Gualtiero
(1193 – 1213)

Died:1213

Bishop of Luni (1193 – 1213)

Bishop Rolando
(1190.11 – 1193)

Bishop of Luni (1190.11 – 1193)

Bishop Pietro
(1178 – 1190)

Bishop of Luni (1178 – 1190)

Bishop Pipino
(1169 – 1177)

Bishop of Luni (1169 – 1177)

Bishop Raimondo
(1168 – 1169)

Bishop of Luni (1168 – 1169)

Bishop Andrea
(1160 – 1168)

Bishop of Luni (1160 – 1168)

Bishop Alberto
(1156 – 1160)

Bishop of Luni (1156 – 1160)

Bishop Gottifredo
(1129 – 1156)

Died:1156

Bishop of Luni (1129 – 1156)

Bishop Filippo
(1127 – 1128)

Bishop of Luni (1127 – 1128)

Bishop Andrea
(1119 – 1126)

Bishop of Luni (1119 – 1126)

Bishop Filippo
(1095 – 1118)

Bishop of Luni (1095 – 1118)

Bishop Lazzaro
(1086 – 1094)

Bishop of Luni (1086 – 1094)

Bishop Guido
(1051 – 1085)

Bishop of Luni (1051 – 1085)

Bishop Eriberto
(1030 – 1050)

Bishop of Luni (1030 – 1050)

Bishop Guido
(? – 1029)

Bishop of Luni (? – 1029)

Bishop Filippo
(999 – ?)

Bishop of Luni (999 – ?)

Bishop Goffredo di Canossa
(976 – 998)

Bishop of Brescia (Italy) (970? – 976)

Bishop of Luni (976 – 998)

Saint Bishop Ceccardo di Luni
(? – 860?)

Born:800?
Died:860? (Luni, Italy † 60)
Canonised:1832.04.09 (equipollently)

Bishop of Luni (? – 860?)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Venanzio di Luni
(593 – 603?)

Bishop of Luni (593 – 603?)

Bishop.

Former Prelates

Former Titular Bishops

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