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Diocese of Avezzano

Dioecesis Marsorum



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Bishop(s)

  • Pietro Santoro, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 30 September 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of L’Aquila
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 1,700 (656 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Abruzzo-Molise
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesiavezzano.it/
  • Mailing Address: Vescovado, Corso della Liberta 54, 67051 Avezzano [L'Aquila], Italia
  • Telephone: 0863.41.38.27
  • Fax: 0863.41.27.25

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Marsi
9th CenturyErectedDiocese of Marsi (erected)
Diocese of Avezzano
30 September 1986Name ChangedDiocese of Marsi Diocese of Avezzano

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Marsi
1950124,700125,00099.8%105281339372512585ap1951
1969129,850130,00099.9%107341419204128392ap1971
1980113,000113,40099.6%101321338493918098ap1981
Diocese of Avezzano
1990107,500109,00098.6%12834162663438218100ap1991
1999118,120120,50098.0%8732119992537186100ap2000
2000117,908121,50097.0%90251151,025530178100ap2001
2001115,600118,00098.0%78251031,12252517097ap2002
2002115,600118,00098.0%84291131,02352917298ap2003
2003115,000118,00097.5%80221021,12752217298ap2004
2004115,000118,00097.5%78221001,15052217298ap2005
2006109,000115,13794.7%80291091,00053013095ap2007
2012109,380119,21091.8%78251031,06152612897ap2013

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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