Saint Rodobaldo II of Pavia

Also known as

  • Cipolla of Pavia



Arch-deacon of the cathedral of diocese of Pavia, Italy. Chosen 53rd bishop of Pavia in 1230 by Pope Gregory IX. Preached crusade against Frederick II, which led to his imprisonment. On his released, he worked to reconcile Frederick with Pope Innocent IV. Noted for his charity, personal penance, worked to provide proper liturgical services in his diocese, and supported the search and enshrinement of the relics of saints.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Rodobaldo II of Pavia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 May 2018. Web. 27 October 2021. <>