Boverio, Zacaria, an Italian theologian, was born at Saluzzo in 1568. He entered the Capuchin order in 1590, was professor of philosophy and theology, and became definitor-general of his order. He died at Genoa, May 31, 1638. He wrote, Demonstrationes Symbolarum Verce et Falsce Religionis, etc. (Lyons, 1617): — Orthodoxa Consultatio de Ratione Verce Fidei et Religionis Amplectendce, etc. (Madrid, 1623), which was composed for the purpose of converting to Catholicism the prince of Wales, afterwards Charles II: — Histoire des Capucins (Lyons, 1632-39, 2 vols. fol.). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.