Saint Bernardo degli Uberti

Saint Bernardo degli Uberti as depicted in a detail from the painting 'Assumption With Four Saints', by Pietro Perugino, 1500; Accademia Gallery, Florence, Italy; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsMemorial


Member of the Florentine nobility. Benedictine Vallombrosan monk. Abbot of San Salvi monastery. General-superior of the Vallombrosans. Created cardinal by Pope Urban II in 1097. Papal legate. Bishop of Parma, Italy in 1106. Exiled twice during disputes with antipapal forces opposing Pope Saint Gregory VII, and with those who supported Conrad II as king of Germany, but considered a successful bishop.



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  • “Saint Bernardo degli Uberti“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 November 2009. Web. 27 November 2015. <>