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Egidio Colonna (patriarch)

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Most Reverend

Egidio Colonna
Titular Patriarch of Jerusalem
ChurchCatholic Church
In office1671–1686
PredecessorCamillo Massimi
SuccessorBandino Panciatici
Ordination4 December 1638
Personal details
Died11 October 1686 (age 79)
Previous postTitular Archbishop of Amasea (1643–1671)

Egidio Colonna, O.S.B. or Carlo Colonna (1607 – 11 October 1686) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Titular Patriarch of Jerusalem (1671–1686) and Titular Archbishop of Amasea (1643–1671).[1][2][3]


Egidio Colonna was born in 1607 and ordained a priest in the Order of Saint Benedict on 4 December 1638.[3] On 19 December 1643, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Urban VIII as Titular Archbishop of Amasea.[2][3] On 19 January 1671, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement X as Titular Patriarch of Jerusalem.[3] He served as Titular Patriarch of Jerusalem until his death on 11 October 1686.[3]

Episcopal succession

While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of:[3]


  1. ^ Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 80. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b Ritzler, Remigius; Sefrin, Pirminus (1952). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol V. Patavii: Messagero di S. Antonio. p. 220. (in Latin)
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Patriarch Egidio (Carlo) Colonna, O.S.B." David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 4, 2017

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Faustus Poli
Titular Archbishop of Amasea
Succeeded by
Francesco de' Marini
Preceded by
Camillo Massimi
Titular Patriarch of Jerusalem
Succeeded by
Bandino Panciatici

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