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Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno

Archidioecesis Salernitana-Campaniensis-Acernensis

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  • Andrea Bellandi, Archbishop
  • Alfonso Raimo, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Luigi Moretti, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Gerardo Pierro, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • United: 30 September 1986
  • Metropolitan See
  • Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 1,398 (539 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Campania
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Palazzo Arcivescovile, Via Roberto il Guiscardo 2, 84121 Salerno, Italia
  • Telephone:
  • Fax:

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Salerno
6th CenturyErectedDiocese of Salerno (erected)
Archdiocese of Salerno
10th CenturyElevatedDiocese of Salerno Archdiocese of Salerno
7 August 1394Territory LostArchdiocese of Salerno Diocese of Cava (de’ Tirreni) (erected)
6 March 1531Territory LostArchdiocese of Salerno Diocese of Giffoni (erected)
1532Territory AddedDiocese of Giffoni (suppressed) Archdiocese of Salerno
Archdiocese of Salerno (-Acerno)
27 June 1818UnitedDiocese of Acerno
Archdiocese of Salerno
Archdiocese of Salerno (-Acerno)
15 October 1979Territory LostArchdiocese of Salerno (-Acerno) (Casali and Materdomini) Diocese of Nocera de’ Pagani
Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno
30 September 1986UnitedDiocese of Campagna
Archdiocese of Salerno (-Acerno)
Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno
21 March 1988Territory AddedArchdiocese of Amalfi-Cava de’ Tirreni (Part of Salerno) Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno
25 January 1998Territory LostArchdiocese of Benevento (Santa Maria degli Angeli (Chiusano San Domenico), Santa Margherita (Poppano di San Mango sul Calore), and Maria SS. Addolorata (Pratola Serra))
Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno (SS. Biagio e Stefano (Forino), S. Felicissimo (Petruro di Forino), S. Maria delia Misericordia e S. Nicola (Celzi di Forino), S. Giovanni Battista e S. Maria di Monserrato (Contrada), S. Michele Arcangelo (S. Michele di Serino), SS. Pietro e Paolo Ap....)
Diocese of Avellino
25 January 1998Territory AddedDiocese of Avellino (Santi Nicola di Bari e Antonino martire (Gesualdo), Santa Maria della Pace (Villamaina), Mary SS. Assunta in Cielo (Frigento), Santi Domenico e Francesco (Sturno), and S. Michele Arcangelo (Sturno)) Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Salerno (-Acerno)
Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Diocese of Salerno
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 919, to Page 920
  • Archdiocese of Salerno
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 429, and Page 430
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 227
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 289
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 301
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 340
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 363
  • Archdiocese of Salerno (-Acerno)
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 71, Page 562, and Page 563
  • Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 79, Page 778, to Page 780
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 80, Page 1,479, and Page 1,480
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 90, Page 238, to Page 241


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