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Diocese of Cava e Sarno

Dioecesis Cavensis et Sarnensis


To: Diocese of Nocera Inferiore-Sarno

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Historical Details

Past Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Cava (de’ Tirreni)
7 August 1394ErectedArchdiocese of Salerno Diocese of Cava (de’ Tirreni) (erected)
Diocese of Cava e Sarno
27 June 1818UnitedDiocese of Cava (de’ Tirreni)
Diocese of Sarno
Diocese of Cava e Sarno
30 April 1979Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Cava e Sarno (from Immediately Subject)
15 October 1979Territory LostDiocese of Cava e Sarno (Corpo di Cava, S. Caesareo, and Dragonea) Territorial Abbey of Santissima TrinitÓ di Cava de’ Tirreni
30 September 1986UnitedArchdiocese of Amalfi
Diocese of Cava e Sarno
Archdiocese of Amalfi-Cava de’ Tirreni
30 September 1986UnitedDiocese of Cava e Sarno
Diocese of Nocera de’ Pagani
Diocese of Nocera Inferiore-Sarno


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Cava e Sarno

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Diocese of Cava (de’ Tirreni)
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 179
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 124
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 161
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 144
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 152
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 158
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 875
  • Diocese of Cava e Sarno
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 71, Page 562, and Page 563


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