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Archdiocese of Matera-Irsina

Archidioecesis Materanensis-Montis Pelusii



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Bishop(s)

  • Salvatore Ligorio, Archbishop

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Archdiocese of Matera
2 July 1954SplitArchdiocese of Acerenza-Matera Archdiocese of Acerenza
Archdiocese of Matera
Diocese of Matera
21 August 1976ElevatedArchdiocese of Matera Diocese of Matera (Archdiocese to Diocese)
Diocese of Matera e Irsina
11 October 1976UnitedDiocese of Gravina-Irsina
Diocese of Matera
Diocese of Matera e Irsina
Archdiocese of Matera e Irsina
3 December 1977ElevatedDiocese of Matera e Irsina Archdiocese of Matera e Irsina
Archdiocese of Matera-Irsina
30 September 1986Name ChangedArchdiocese of Matera e Irsina Archdiocese of Matera-Irsina

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Matera
1970136,764.0%94311250346239ap1971
Diocese of Matera
Diocese of Matera e Irsina
Archdiocese of Matera e Irsina
1980138,900139,90099.3%5432861,61523414350ap1981
Archdiocese of Matera-Irsina
1990139,000141,80098.0%5630861,6163211350ap1991
1999140,600141,65399.3%6419831,693228151ap2000
2000140,600141,65399.3%7319921,528218151ap2001
2001140,600141,65399.3%8015951,480178151ap2002
2002140,000140,89999.4%6915841,6661186352ap2003
2003140,000140,89999.4%7220921,5211236152ap2004
2004140,000140,89999.4%7420941,4891236152ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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