The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Biographical Dictionary
Paul I (757-767)
Unknown date between 757 and 767


(1) 1. CITONATO (?-before 797)

Birth. (No date or place found). He is also listed as Citonatus.

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Bishop cardinalis of Porto at an unknown date between 757 and 767 (1). Consecrated (no information found). Together with Bishops Gregorio of Palestrina and Eustasio of Albano, he consecrated Antipope Constantine in 767. Participated in the Roman Council of 769 celebrated from April 12 to 14 in the Lateran basilica.

Death. Before 797, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cardella, Lorenzo. Memorie storiche de' cardinali della Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Stamperia Pagliarini, 1792, I, pt. 1, 41; Duchesne, Louis ; Vogel, Cyrille. Le Liber pontificalis. Paris : E. de Boccard, 1981, 1955. 3 v. : facsims. (Bibliothèque des Écoles françaises d'Athènes et de Rome). Notes: Reprint of the 1955 edition./ Includes indexes./ Vol. 3: "Additions et corrections de L. Duchesne publiées par Cyrille Vogel ... avec L'Histoire du Liber pontificalis dupuis l'édition de L. Duchesne une bibliographie et des tables générales, I, 474; Gams, Pius Bonifatius. Series episcoporum Ecclesiae catholicae. 3 v. in 1. Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1957, p. VIII; Sacrorum conciliorum nova, et amplissima collectio : in qua praeter ea quae Phil. Labbeus, et Gabr. Cossartius S.J. et novissime Nicolaus Coleti in lucem edidere ea omnia insuper suis in locis optime disposita exhibentur, quae Joannes Dominicus Mansi lucensis, congregationis matris dei evulgavit. Editio novissima ab eodem Patre Mansi .... Paris : H. Welter, 1901-1927. 54 v. in 57, Editio novissima ab eodem Patre Mansi .... Paris : H. Welter, 1901-1927. 54 v. in 57, XII, 711.

(1) Gams, Series episcoporum Ecclesiae catholicae, p. VIII, says that he was bishop of Porto from 769.

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