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 anti-papal 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. 21 April 2015. <>