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Diocese of Pistoia

Dioecesis Pistoriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Fausto Tardelli, Bishop
  • Mansueto Bianchi, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 25 January 1954
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Firenze {Florence}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 821 (317 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Toscana
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesipistoia.it/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 273, Via Puccini 29, 51100 Pistoia, Italia
  • Telephone: 0573.97.61.33
  • Fax: 0573.97.65.28

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Pistoia
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Pistoia (erected)
Diocese of Pistoia e Prato
22 September 1653Name ChangedDiocese of Pistoia Diocese of Pistoia e Prato
Diocese of Pistoia
25 January 1954SplitDiocese of Pistoia e Prato Diocese of Pistoia
Diocese of Prato

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Pistoia e Prato
1949262,103262,40399.9%2898937869395791217ap1951
Diocese of Pistoia
1970201,919202,23899.8%1884723585967549172ap1971
1980204,221204,96599.6%157361931,058142439160ap1981
1990219,100220,40099.4%142281701,288430349158ap1991
1999212,885213,68599.6%141321731,2302534254160ap2000
2000211,000229,00092.1%130311611,3102433275160ap2001
2001215,000236,11191.1%131291601,3432332240160ap2002
2002221,300234,91294.2%134301641,3492332227160ap2003
2003207,861220,86194.1%135301651,2592332224160ap2004
2004215,000217,51598.8%129271561,3782327227161ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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