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Archdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano

Archidioecesis Cosentinus-Bisinianensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Salvatore Nunnari, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Name Changed: 30 September 1986
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 2,537 (979 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Calabria
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesicosenza.it/
  • Mailing Address: Arcivescovado, Piazza A.G. Parrasio 16, 87100 Cosenza, Italia
  • Telephone: 0984.68.77.01
  • Fax: 0984.25.883

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Cosenza
7th CenturyErectedDiocese of Cosenza (erected)
Archdiocese of Cosenza
1150ElevatedDiocese of Cosenza Archdiocese of Cosenza
Archdiocese of Cosenza e Bisignano
4 April 1979UnitedArchdiocese of Cosenza
Diocese of San Marco e Bisignano
Archdiocese of Cosenza e Bisignano
Archdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano
30 September 1986Name ChangedArchdiocese of Cosenza e Bisignano Archdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano
30 January 2001ElevatedArchdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano (became a Metroplitan)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Cosenza
1950238,256240,65699.0%18072252945120ap1951
1969293,712294,71299.7%152852371,239113543114ap1971
Archdiocese of Cosenza e Bisignano
1980348,041349,20799.7%1721363081,130168561200ap1981
Archdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano
1990370,981376,97098.4%1501242741,3531136548125ap1991
1999378,000380,00099.5%1331002331,62212110400124ap2000
2000372,000380,00097.9%1381002381,56311112573126ap2001
2001372,000380,00097.9%1381002381,56314113573127ap2002
2002373,000381,00097.9%1511002511,48625113590127ap2003
2003374,000382,00097.9%1541002541,47226113590126ap2004
2004377,000379,00099.5%1521002521,49625113590126ap2005
2006381,000383,00099.5%1631002631,44835113590127ap2007

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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