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Diocese of Ascoli Piceno

Dioecesis Asculana in Piceno



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Bishop(s)

  • Gianpiero Palmieri, Bishop
  • Giovanni D’Ercole, F.D.P., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fermo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 840 (324 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Marche
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesiascoli.it/
  • Mailing Address: Vescovado, Piazza Arringo 10/c, 63100 Ascoli Piceno, Italia
  • Telephone: 0736.25.99.01
  • Fax: 0736.24.55.04

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Ascoli Piceno (erected)
25 October 1965Territory LostDiocese of Ascoli Piceno (Amatrice, San Lorenzo a Flaviano, and Accumoli) Diocese of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore)
17 November 1965Territory AddedDiocese of Teramo (Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption into Heaven and St. Paul the Apostle (both in Monsampolo del Tronto)) Diocese of Ascoli Piceno
17 November 1965Territory LostDiocese of Ascoli Piceno (Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption into Heaven and of Saint John the Baptist (both in Leofara) and Macchia da Sole in Vallecastellana) Diocese of Teramo

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
188672,688.0%2040165OTC
1950139,000140,00099.3%1814722860919320170ap1951
1959124,000124,000100.0%1774422156143330172ap1960
1970103,103103,23399.9%1533919253643250146ap1971
1980103,000105,34097.8%1333416761637214148ap1981
1990103,000104,81498.3%109361457103717470ap1991
1999106,772106,89699.9%99281278403014670ap2000
2000106,777106,95299.8%982712585412914470ap2001
2001106,960107,15699.8%972412188332514570ap2002
2002107,116107,37699.8%962612287842814370ap2003
2003107,160107,43499.7%972512287852714670ap2004
2004107,196107,48699.7%922411692452614470ap2005
2006107,096107,43399.7%902411493942613870ap2007
2012106,512107,50399.1%842711195972912270ap2013
2015106,352107,62798.8%7227991,07472912070ap2016
2018105,063106,72398.4%6826941,117102711770ap2019
2020103,384105,09598.4%77251021,01312279770ap2021
2022102,730104,41098.4%6724911,12813249070ap2023

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 111
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 96
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 119, and Page 120
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 97
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 100, and Page 101
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 101
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 7, Page 91
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 8, Page 125
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 9, Page 69
  • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 667, to Page 668
  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 58, Page 100, and Page 101

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