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Archdiocese of Catania

Archidioecesis Catanensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Salvatore Gristina, Archbishop
  • Luigi Bommarito, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 4 September 1859
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 1,332 (514 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sicilia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesi.catania.it/
  • Mailing Address: Arcivescovado, Via Vittorio Emanuele 159, 95131 Catania, Italia
  • Telephone: 095.715.90.62
  • Fax: 095.25.04.358

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Catania
1st CenturyErectedDiocese of Catania (erected)
Archdiocese of Catania
4 September 1859ElevatedDiocese of Catania Archdiocese of Catania
2 December 2000ElevatedArchdiocese of Catania (became a Metroplitan)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Catania
1949445,000450,00098.9%31118249390230391183ap1951
1959547,000555,10098.5%3002125121,0684331,311111ap1960
1969625,379.0%30923354204441,342123ap1971
1980668,803672,95399.4%2752525271,2693351,172143ap1981
1990700,000725,37096.5%2492324811,4552951,021148ap1991
1999695,000720,19896.5%2592044631,50119243838152ap2000
2000716,000731,05697.9%2641514151,72520184573152ap2001
2001716,000731,05697.9%2671514181,71220184573152ap2002
2002695,000709,68297.9%2731834561,52432215631152ap2003
2003695,000703,94698.7%2741764501,54434223658153ap2004
2004724,332733,65698.7%2661594251,70435202709154ap2005
2006724,886734,21898.7%2591414001,81234176991155ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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