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Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}

Archidioecesis Mediolanensis

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  • Mario Enrico Delpini, Archbishop
  • Franco Maria Giuseppe Agnesi, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Giovanni Luca Raimondi, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Giuseppe Natale Vegezzi, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Angelo Scola, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Erminio De Scalzi, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Angelo Mascheroni, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 4th Century
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Ambrosian / Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 4,208 (1,625 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Lombardia
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Palazzo Arcivescovile, Piazza Fontana 2, 20122 Milano, Italia
  • Telephone: 02.85.561
  • Fax: 02.861.396

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Milano
1st CenturyErectedDiocese of Milano (erected)
Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}
4th CenturyElevatedDiocese of Milano Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}
10 June 1925Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan} (Chignolo Po) Diocese of Pavia
10 June 1925Territory AddedDiocese of Pavia (Cascina Bianca di Spirago) Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}
15 July 1939Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan} (Paltanedo, Campore, Gottardo, and Toppi) Diocese of Como
15 July 1939Territory AddedDiocese of Como (Valley of Cucciago from Molinetto to Bernardelli) Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}
23 May 1978Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan} (Frazione Riozzo from Natività di San Giovanni Battista in Melegnano in Cerro al Lambro) Diocese of Lodi
15 January 1979Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan} (Torrevecchia Pia (Natività di Maria Vergine, Ss. Astanzio e Antoniano, and Ss. Pietro e Paolo)) Diocese of Pavia
3 January 1981Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan} (SS. Vito e Modesto in Lomazzo) Diocese of Como
12 July 1982Territory AddedDiocese of Como (SS. Gervasio e Protasio) Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}
15 September 1982Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan} (Saint John the Evangelist in Montorfano and Lipomo) Diocese of Como
3 March 1989Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan} (Sant'Antonino and San Giacomo Maggiore) Diocese of Lodi


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Diocese of Milano
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 795, to Page 797
  • Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 332, and Page 333
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 188
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 240
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 17, Page 569, and Page 570
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 31, Page 681
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 74, Page 1,076


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