Roman Catholic Diocese of Crema

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Diocese of Crema
Dioecesis Cremensis
DuomoCrema.jpg
Crema Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Milan
Statistics
Area 276 km2 (107 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
97,200
96,910 (99.7%)
Parishes 62
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 11 April 1579 (435 years ago)
Cathedral Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Oscar Cantoni
Map
Roman Catholic Diocese of Crema in Italy.svg
Website
www.diocesidicrema.it

The Diocese of Crema (Latin: Dioecesis Cremensis) is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in northern Italy, existing since 1579. It is suffragan to the Archdiocese of Milan.[1] Its seat is Crema Cathedral.

History[edit]

It became subject to the Republic of Venice. It belonged to the Diocese of Lodi until it was made a see. Among its bishops was Marcantonio Zolli.

Parishes[edit]

The 62 parishes of the diocese are all located in the Province of Cremona, Lombardy.[2]

References[edit]

  • Cappelletti, Le chiese d'Italia (Venice, 1857), XII, 241-75
  • Barbieri, Compendio cronologico della storia di Crema (Crema, 1888)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Catholic Hierarchy page
  2. ^ Source for parishes: CCI (2008), Parrocchie, Chiesa Cattolica Italiana, retrieved 2008-03-13 .

External links[edit]

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company. 

Coordinates: 45°22′00″N 9°41′00″E / 45.3667°N 9.6833°E / 45.3667; 9.6833