Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Fermo

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Archdiocese of Fermo
Archidioecesis Firmanus
Fermo duomo.jpg
Fermo Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Fermo
Statistics
Area 1,318 km2 (509 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
283,423
278,086 (98.1%)
Parishes 123
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 3rd Century
Cathedral Basilica Cattedrale di Maria SS. Assunta in Cielo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Luigi Conti
Map
Arcidiocesi di Fermo.svg
Website
www.fermodiocesi.it

The Archdiocese of Fermo (Latin: Archidioecesis Firmanus) is a Roman Catholic territory in northern Italy, with the episcopal see in the city of Fermo, Marche. It was established as the Diocese of Fermo in the 3rd century and elevated to an archdiocese on 24 May 1589. As of 2004, it included 269,953 baptized inhabitants.

Its includes the following suffragan dioceses:

The current titular is Luigi Conti.

History[edit]

Boniface IX established a university there.

Local legend attributes the first preaching of the Gospel at Fermo to Saint Apollinarius and Saint Maro.

List of bishops and archbishops[edit]

Bishops[edit]

Archbishops[edit]

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Coordinates: 43°10′00″N 13°43′00″E / 43.1667°N 13.7167°E / 43.1667; 13.7167