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Archdiocese of Taranto

Archidioecesis Tarentinus



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Bishop(s)

  • Filippo Santoro, Archbishop
  • Benigno Luigi Papa, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 10th Century
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 1,056 (407 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Puglia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.taranto.chiesacattolica.it/
  • Mailing Address: Largo Arcivescovado 8, 74100 Taranto, Italia
  • Telephone: 099.47.09.611
  • Fax: 099.47.09.610

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Taranto
6th CenturyErectedDiocese of Taranto (erected)
Archdiocese of Taranto
10th CenturyElevatedDiocese of Taranto Archdiocese of Taranto

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Taranto
1950345,00045,800753.3%141561971,7517524243ap1951
1970358,400358,99999.8%116801961,8289550067ap1971
1980401,313403,20899.5%116962121,89210753473ap1981
1990413,085417,16899.0%117982151,921110446380ap1991
1999405,563408,21899.3%132872191,851129635883ap2000
2000408,212411,65599.2%132862181,872159537683ap2001
2001391,941395,17899.2%139882271,726159436986ap2002
2002406,703410,20399.1%138842221,831179332586ap2003
2003406,954410,50299.1%142852271,792179535087ap2004
2004405,870409,35099.1%143802231,820159036682ap2005
2010405,542408,48199.3%167692361,718167031489ap2011

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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