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POPE URBAN VII
Giovanni Battista Castagna, the future Pope Urban VII, Archbishop of Rossano. Consecrated 4 April 1553
at Rome by Girolamo Cardinal Verallo, assisted by Girolamo Maccabeo, Bishop of Castro, and Pietro degli Affatati, Bishop of
Girolamo Verallo, Bishop of Bertinoro. Elected 20 August 1540. As of this date, the details of his consecration
have not been found.