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Diocese of Oria

Dioecesis Uritanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Vincenzo Pisanello, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 May 1591
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taranto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 921 (355 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Puglia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesidioria.it/
  • Mailing Address: Largo Cattedrale 9, 72024 Oria [Brindisi], Italia
  • Telephone: 0831.84.50.93
  • Fax: 0831.84.98.44

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 May 1591ErectedDiocese of Oria (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949148,600150,00099.1%838917286313016821ap1951
1969161,430161,66499.9%6310316697213429729ap1971
1980171,500173,43698.9%58751331,2899534335ap1981
1990175,000178,48698.0%54731271,3779028042ap1991
1999177,600180,57198.4%56521081,64466526840ap2000
2000178,700181,69498.4%59501091,63966326542ap2001
2001178,700181,69498.4%62481101,62465923642ap2002
2002178,700181,69498.4%67471141,56765823642ap2003
2003178,700181,69498.4%62471091,63966423542ap2004
2004178,700181,69498.4%63581211,47665923642ap2005

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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