Luigi Serafini (bishop)
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Luigi Serafini Bishop

Luigi Serafini
Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Council
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed31 July 1885
Term ended19 June 1893
PredecessorLorenzo Nina
SuccessorAngelo di Pietro
Other postsCardinal-Bishop of Sabina (1888-94)
Orders
Ordination25 August 1853
Consecration17 July 1870
by Costantino Patrizi Naro
Created cardinal12 March 1877
by Pope Pius IX
RankCardinal-Priest (1877-88)
Cardinal-Bishop (1888-94)
Personal details
Birth nameLuigi Serafini
Born6 June 1808
Magliano Sabina, Papal States
Died1 February 1894(1894-02-01) (aged 85)
Rome, Kingdom of Italy
BuriedCampo Verano
ParentsGiuseppe Serafini
Anna Giorgi
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Alma materCollegio Romano
La Sapienza University

Luigi Serafini (6 June 1808 - 1 February 1894) was a Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.

He was born in Magliano Sabina in 1808, and ordained a priest in 1853. In 1870, he was ordained Bishop of Viterbo. In 1877, he was elevated to cardinal. He resigned as bishop of Viterbo in 1880. In 1884, he was appointed Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura. The following year, he was appointed Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of the Council. He died in 1894, at the age of eighty-five.

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