Michele Carlo Visdomini Cortigiani

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Michele Carlo Visdomini Cortigiani
Bishop of Pistoia e Prato
Church Catholic Church
Diocese Diocese of Pistoia
In office1703–1713
Predecessor Francesco Frosini
Successor Colombino Bassi
Orders
Ordination1677
by  Francesco Nerli (iuniore)
Consecration30 May 1683
by  Francesco Nerli (iuniore)
Personal details
Born4 Nov 1648
Florence, Italy
Died14 Oct 1713 (age 64)
Previous post Bishop of San Miniato (1683–1703)

Michele Carlo Visdomini Cortigiani (1648–1713) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Pistoia e Prato (1703–1713) and Bishop of San Miniato (1683–1703). [1] [2]

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Biography

Michele Carlo Visdomini Cortigiani was born on 4 Nov 1648 in Florence, Italy and ordained a priest in the Archdiocese of Florence in 1677. On 24 May 1683, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent XI as Bishop of San Miniato. On 30 May 1683, he was consecrated bishop by Francesco Nerli (iuniore), Cardinal-Priest of San Matteo in Merulana. On 15 Jan 1703, he was transferred by Pope Clement XI to the diocese of Pistoia and Prato. He served as Bishop of Pistoia e Prato until his death on 14 Oct 1713. [1] [2]

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While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of Tommaso Vidoni, Titular Archbishop of Edessa in Osrhoëne and Apostolic Nuncio to Florence (1691). [2] On 19 June 1685, Bishop Cortigiani held a diocesan synod; [3] he held another on 3 October 1690; [4] and another on 15 September 1699. [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 Ritzler, Remigius; Sefrin, Pirminus (1952). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. V. Patavii: Messagero di S. Antonio. pp. 269 and 316.(in Latin)
  2. 1 2 3 "Bishop Michele Carlo Visdomini Cortigiani" Catholic-Hierarchy.org . David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 4, 2017
  3. Michele Carlo Cortigiani (1685). Decreta, et acta synodi dioecesanae Miniatensis habitae in Cathedrali ecclesia 19 mensis Iunij 1685 (in Latin). Firenze: apud hæredes Francisci Honuphrij.
  4. Michele Carlo Cortigiani (1691). Miniatensis Synodus Diocesana in cathedrali ecclesia celebrata die tertia Octobris 1690 (in Latin). Florence: apud Caesarem, & Franciscum de Bindis.
  5. Michele Carlo Cortigiani (1700). Decreta dioecesanae synodi Miniatensis habitae in ecclesia cathedrali die 15. Septembr. 1699. ab illustriss. ... Michaele Carolo Cortigiani episcopo Miniatensi (in Latin). Florentiae: apud Vincentium Vangelisti.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Giacomo Antonio Morigia
Bishop of San Miniato
1683–1703
Succeeded by
Giovanni Francesco Maria Poggi
Preceded by
Francesco Frosini
Bishop of Pistoia e Prato
1703–1713
Succeeded by
Colombino Bassi