Pietro Ridolfi (bishop)

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Most Reverend

Pietro Ridolfi, OFM Conv
Bishop of Senigallia
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Senigallia
In office1591–1601
PredecessorGirolamo Rusticucci
SuccessorAntaldo degli Antaldi
Consecration24 February 1587
by Giulio Antonio Santorio
Personal details
Died18 May 1601
Senigallia, Italy
Previous post(s)Bishop of Venosa (1587–1591)

Pietro Ridolfi, OFM Conv (died 18 May 1601) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Senigallia (1591–1601) and Bishop of Venosa (1587–1591).[1]


Pietro Ridolfi was ordained a friar in the Order of Friars Minor Conventual.[2] On 18 February 1587, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Sixtus V as Bishop of Venosa.[1][2][3] On 24 February 1587, he was consecrated bishop by Giulio Antonio Santorio, Cardinal-Priest of San Bartolomeo all'Isola, with Stefano Bonucci, Bishop of Arezzo, Annibale Grassi, Bishop Emeritus of Faenza, and Leonard Abel, Titular Bishop of Sidon serving as co-consecrators.[2] On 18 February 1591, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Gregory XIV as Bishop of Senigallia.[1][2] He served as Bishop of Senigallia until his death on 18 May 1601.[2]

Episcopal succession[edit]

While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of:[2]


  1. ^ a b c Eubel, Konrad (1923). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. pp. 330 and 298. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e f Cheney, David M. "Bishop Pietro Ridolfi, O.F.M. Conv". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]
  3. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Bishop Pietro Ridolfi, O.F.M. Conv". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Venosa
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Bishop of Senigallia
Succeeded by