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Archdiocese of Pescara-Penne

Archidioecesis Piscariensis-Pinnensis

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  • Tommaso Valentinetti, Archbishop
  • Francesco Cuccarese, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Name Changed: 2 March 1982
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 1,600 (618 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Abruzzo-Molise
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Piazza dello Spirito Santo 5, 65122 Pescara, Italia
  • Telephone: 085.422.25.71/2
  • Fax: 085.421.31.49

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Penne
5th CenturyErectedDiocese of Penne (erected)
Diocese of Penne e Atri
15 March 1252UnitedDiocese of Atri
Diocese of Penne
Diocese of Penne e Atri
1 July 1949UnitedDiocese of Penne e Atri
Diocese of Teramo
Diocese of Teramo e Atri
Diocese of Penne e Pescara
1 July 1949SplitDiocese of Penne e Atri Diocese of Penne e Pescara
Archdiocese of Pescara-Penne
2 March 1982Name ChangedDiocese of Penne e Pescara Archdiocese of Pescara-Penne


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Penne e Pescara
Archdiocese of Pescara-Penne

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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