Fabrizio Carafa


Most Reverend

Fabrizio Carafa
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Bitonto
In office1622–1651
PredecessorGiovanni Battista Stella
SuccessorAlessandro Crescenzi (cardinal)
Consecration6 February 1622
by Francesco Sacrati (cardinal)
Personal details
Naples, Italy
DiedMarch 1651 (age 63)
Bitonto, Italy

Fabrizio Carafa (1588 – March, 1651) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Bitonto (1622–1651).[1][2]


Fabrizio Carafa was born in Naples, Italy in 1588.[2] On 24 January 1622, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Gregory XV as Bishop of Bitonto.[1][2] On 6 February 1622, he was consecrated bishop by Francesco Sacrati (cardinal), Cardinal-Priest of San Matteo in Merulana, with Alfonso Giglioli, Bishop of Anglona-Tursi, and Carlo Bovi, Bishop of Bagnoregio, serving as co-consecrators.[2] He served as Bishop of Bitonto until his death in March 1651.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ a b c Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 116. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e "Bishop Fabrizio Carafa" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 21, 2016

External links and additional sources

  • Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Bitonto". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops)
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Bitonto (Italy)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops)
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Giovanni Battista Stella
Bishop of Bitonto
Succeeded by
Alessandro Crescenzi (cardinal)