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Diocese of Lucera-Troia

Dioecesis Lucerinus-Troianus



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Bishop(s)

  • Domenico Cornacchia, Bishop
  • Raffaele Castielli, Bishop Emeritus
  • Francesco Zerrillo, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • United: 30 September 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Foggia-Bovino
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 1,336 (516 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Puglia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesiluceratroia.it/
  • Mailing Address: Palazzo Vescovile, Piazza Duomo 13, 71036 Lucera [Foggia], Italia
  • Telephone: 0881.52.08.82
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Lucera
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Lucera (erected)
1409Territory AddedDiocese of Tortiboli (suppressed) Diocese of Lucera
1818Territory AddedDiocese of Vulturara e Montecorvino (suppressed) Diocese of Lucera
Diocese of Lucera-Troia
30 September 1986UnitedDiocese of Lucera
Diocese of Troia
Diocese of Lucera-Troia

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Lucera
1950104,700105,00099.7%84191031,016278521ap1951
196997,27198,15399.1%5424781,2473411824ap1971
198094,30096,00098.2%5321741,274239625ap1981
Diocese of Lucera-Troia
199075,00078,10096.0%692190833238632ap1991
199973,00076,28095.7%6220828902248633ap2000
200074,00077,00096.1%6220829023278633ap2001
200174,00077,00096.1%6419838914268633ap2002
200274,00077,00096.1%6419838914268633ap2003
200374,00076,54396.7%6519848804268633ap2004
200474,00076,54396.7%6419838914268633ap2005
201366,00067,00098.5%5420748917262833ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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