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The Episcopal Lineage of Pope Clement X & Pope Paul V

Emilio Bonaventura Altieri, Bishop of Camerino, the future Pope Clement X. Ordained bishop 30 November 1627 at Rome, in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, by Scipione Cardinal Caffarelli-Borghese, assisted by Giovanni Battista Altieri, former Bishop of Camerino, and Giovanni Battista Lancelotti, Bishop of Nola.

Scipione Caffarelli-Borghese, Cardinal and Archbishop of Bologna, nephew of Pope Paul V. Ordained bishop 8 December 1610 at Rome, in the Sistine Chapel, by Pope Paul V, assisted by Maffeo Cardinal Barberini, Bishop of Spoleto, and Giovanni Garzia Cardinal Mellini, Bishop of Imola.

Camillo Borghese, Cardinal and Bishop of Iesi, the future Pope Paul V. Ordained bishop 27 May 1597 at Rome, in the Sistine Chapel, by Pope Clement VIII, assisted by Silvio Cardinal Savelli, by Cinzio Cardinal Aldobrandini*, and by Bartolomeo Cardinal Cesi*.

*They were cardinal deacons and had not been ordained bishops.


For the continuation of this lineage, please see the lineage of Pope Clement VIII.