Blessed Enrico Comentina

Blessed Enrico ComentinaAlso known as

  • Enrico of Asti
  • Henry…



Born to the nobility. Papal auditor. Bishop of Negroponte. Papal legate in Asia Minor where he worked for the union of Greek and Latin Churches. Patriarch of Constantinople in 1339. Negotiated an alliance between King Hugh IV of Cyprus and the Knights Hospitaler against the Turks in 1342. Pope Clement VI appointed him papal legate in the crusade against Smyrna. Martyred while celebrating Mass.



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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Enrico Comentina“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 January 2019. Web. 25 October 2021. <>