Alfonso Gonzaga (died 1649) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Titular Archbishop of Rhodus (1621â€“1649). (in Latin)"Archbishop Alfonso Gonzaga" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/d2r47.html "Rhodus (Titular See)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016http://www.gcatholic.org/hierarchy/data/bishops-GO.htm#55881 "Archbishop Alfonso Gonzaga" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
Alfonso Gonzaga was born in Novellara, Italy in 1588. On 17 March 1621, Alfonso Gonzaga was appointed during the papacy of Pope Gregory XV as Titular Archbishop of Rhodus. On 18 April 1621, he was consecrated bishop by Bonifazio Bevilacqua Aldobrandini, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Trastevere. He served as Titular Archbishop of Rhodus until his death in 1649 in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of:
Giovanni Battista Aresti de Dovara, Archbishop of Aleppo (1645);
and the principal co-consecrator of:
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