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Diocese of Tortona

Dioecesis Derthonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Martino Canessa, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2nd Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Genova {Genoa}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 2,350 (907 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Liguria
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesitortona.it/
  • Mailing Address: Vescovado, Piazza Duomo 12, 15057 Tortona [Alessandria], Italia
  • Telephone: 0131.81.66.11
  • Fax: 0131.81.66.07

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2nd CenturyErectedDiocese of Tortona (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950299,000300,00099.7%500130630474200500316ap1951
1969303,800306,93699.0%37086456666177704265ap1971
1980295,000297,00099.3%3136237578694720317ap1981
1990272,500275,00099.1%2547032484112104715315ap1991
1999276,000280,00098.6%203652681,0291368442314ap2000
2000276,000280,00098.6%198632611,0571266435314ap2001
2001276,000280,00098.6%196602561,0781263426314ap2002
2002276,000280,00098.6%188592471,1171262417314ap2003
2003270,980278,50097.3%182592411,1241262412314ap2004
2004272,960279,07097.8%173592321,1761563365314ap2005
2010273,490280,06097.7%146562021,3532060345314ap2011

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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