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Diocese of Pitigliano-Sovana-Orbetello

Dioecesis Pitilianensis-Soanensis-Urbetelliensis

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  • Giovanni Roncari, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop

General Information

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Sovana (Soana)
7th CenturyErectedDiocese of Sovana (Soana) (erected)
Diocese of Sovana e Pitigliano
1844Name ChangedDiocese of Sovana (Soana) Diocese of Sovana e Pitigliano
7 October 1975Territory LostDiocese of Sovana e Pitigliano (Rispescia and Alberese) Diocese of Grosseto
28 October 1977Territory AddedDiocese of Città della Pieve (Santa Fiora, Bagnolo, and Bagnore) Diocese of Sovana e Pitigliano
25 March 1981Territory AddedTerritorial Abbey of Santi Vincenzo ed Anastasio alle tre Fontane (suppressed) Diocese of Civita Castellana, Orte e Gallese (S. Orestes and Ponzani Romani)
Diocese of Nepi e Sutri (Monti Rosei)
Diocese of Roma {Rome} (area in Rome)
Diocese of Sovana e Pitigliano (area in Etruria, Urbetelli, Mont Argentarii, Insula Igilii, and Capalbii)
Diocese of Sovana-Pitigliano-Orbetello
25 March 1981Name ChangedDiocese of Sovana e Pitigliano Diocese of Sovana-Pitigliano-Orbetello
Diocese of Pitigliano-Sovana-Orbetello
30 September 1986Name ChangedDiocese of Sovana-Pitigliano-Orbetello Diocese of Pitigliano-Sovana-Orbetello


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Sovana e Pitigliano
Diocese of Sovana-Pitigliano-Orbetello
Diocese of Pitigliano-Sovana-Orbetello

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Diocese of Sovana (Soana)
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 466
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 243
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 305
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 323
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 364, and Page 365
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 387, and Page 388
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 7, Page 348
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 756, to Page 757
  • Diocese of Sovana e Pitigliano
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 70, Page 131, and Page 132
  • Diocese of Sovana-Pitigliano-Orbetello
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 73, Page 474, to Page 476
  • Diocese of Pitigliano-Sovana-Orbetello
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 79, Page 451, and Page 452


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