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Archdiocese of Brindisi-Ostuni

Archidioecesis Brundusinus-Ostunensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Domenico Caliandro, Archbishop
  • Rocco Talucci, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Settimio Todisco, Archbishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Name Changed: 30 September 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lecce
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 1,253 (483 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Puglia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.brindisiostuni.chiesacattolica.it/
  • Mailing Address: Arcivescovado, Piazza Duomo 12, 72100 Brindisi, Italia
  • Telephone: 0831.52.30.53
  • Fax: 0831.52.83.15

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Brindisi
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Brindisi (erected)
Archdiocese of Brindisi
10th CenturyElevatedDiocese of Brindisi Archdiocese of Brindisi
14 May 1821Territory AddedDiocese of Ostuni (suppressed) Archdiocese of Brindisi
Archdiocese of Brindisi
20 October 1980ElevatedArchdiocese of Brindisi Archdiocese of Brindisi (no longer a metropolitan)
Archdiocese of Brindisi-Ostuni
30 September 1986Name ChangedArchdiocese of Brindisi Archdiocese of Brindisi-Ostuni

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Brindisi
1948187,000188,00099.5%120261461,2803417533ap1951
1959226,065226,065100.0%112351471,5374028437ap1960
1970331,466332,01699.8%135361711,9384440748ap1971
Archdiocese of Brindisi
1980269,790270,94399.6%132331651,6353736457ap1981
Archdiocese of Brindisi-Ostuni
1990274,584276,18499.4%128311591,72633527860ap1991
1999180,000281,14964.0%120321521,18483822861ap2000
2000227,841279,84181.4%121371581,44293821161ap2001
2001283,836285,83699.3%125391641,730104514561ap2002
2002290,000293,84998.7%120431631,779104720062ap2003
2003274,000276,72799.0%119351541,779104520061ap2004
2004291,000294,22098.9%121401611,80794420059ap2005
2006272,000274,32699.2%118361541,766134323059ap2007
2012281,593284,59398.9%126301561,805113618061ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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