Agrigento Cathedral

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Agrigento Cathedral
Cathedral of Saint Gerland of Agrigento
(Cattedrale di San Gerlando)
Facade - Cathedral of Agrigento - Italy 2015.JPG
Basic information
Location Agrigento, Italy
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Province Archdiocese of Agrigento
Architectural type Church
Architectural style Romanesque
Completed 11c

Agrigento Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Agrigento, Cattedrale Metropolitana di San Gerlando) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Agrigento, Sicily, dedicated to Saint Gerland.[1] Founded in the 11th century,[2] it was consecrated in 1099 as the seat of the restored bishop of Agrigento. The diocese was elevated to an archdiocese in 2000, and the cathedral is thus now the seat of the Archbishop of Agrigento.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ according to GigaCatholic, also to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  2. ^ "- Cattedrale di San Gerlando -" (in Italian). Agrigento. Archived from the original on 10 August 2010. Retrieved September 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy:Agrigento

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Sources[edit]

Di Giovanni, Giuseppe: Agrigento, visita al centro storico (nd)

Coordinates: 37°18′51″N 13°34′34″E / 37.3141°N 13.5760°E / 37.3141; 13.5760