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Diocese of Acireale

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Bishop(s)

  • Antonino Raspanti, Bishop
  • Pio Vittorio Vigo, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 June 1844
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Catania
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 665 (256 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sicilia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesi.acireale.ct.it/
  • Mailing Address: Vescovado, Largo Giovanni XXIII 3, 95024 Acireale [Catania], Italia
  • Telephone: 095.60.11.02
  • Fax: 095.763.10.00

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 June 1844ErectedDiocese of Acireale (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950167,000168,00099.4%21610031652810046794ap1951
1959162,300164,50098.7%21110331451616942599ap1960
1970174,793175,21599.8%19395288606152482110ap1971
1980183,504184,19299.6%16169230797118453110ap1981
1990206,000207,65799.2%147552021,019280361111ap1991
1999221,622223,72299.1%141361771,252866321111ap2000
2000221,622223,72299.1%139361751,266864321111ap2001
2001221,622223,72299.1%140361761,259964313111ap2002
2002222,623224,72599.1%138361741,2791158313111ap2003
2003223,623225,72599.1%134361701,3151157311111ap2004
2004223,623225,72599.1%135371721,3001057311111ap2005
2006225,000227,70098.8%135361711,315954296111ap2007
2012227,900231,30098.5%135321671,364947270112ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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