Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Palermo

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Archdiocese of Palermo
Archidioecesis Panormitana
Palermo-Cathedral-bjs-1.jpg
Palermo Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Palermo
Statistics
Area 1,366 km2 (527 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
960,000
930,000 (96.9%)
Parishes 178
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 1st Century
Cathedral Cattedrale di l’Assunzione di Maria
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Paolo Romeo
Auxiliary Bishops Carmelo Cuttitta
Emeritus Bishops Salvatore De Giorgi
Map
Arcidiocesi di Palermo.png
Website
www.arcidiocesi.palermo.it
Map of the ecclesiastical province of Palermo.

The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Palermo (Latin: Archidioecesis Panormitana) was founded as the Diocese of Palermo in the 1st Century but was raised to the level of an archdiocese in the 11th century. The current Archbishop of Palermo is Paolo Romeo.

The archdiocese has the following suffragans:

List of Archbishops of Palermo[edit]

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