Roman Catholic Diocese of Prato

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Diocese of Prato
Dioecesis Pratensis
Diocesi di Prato
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Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Florence
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Florence
Statistics
Area 287 km2 (111 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
193,120
186,320 (96.5%)
Parishes 85
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 25 January 1954 (60 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of St Stephen in Prato
Patron saint Saint Stephen
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Franco Agostinelli
Emeritus Bishops Gastone Simoni Bishop Emeritus (1992-2012)
Map
Italy Tuscany Diocese map Prato.svg
Website
www.diocesiprato.it

The Italian Catholic Diocese of Prato (Latin: Dioecesis Pratensis) in Tuscany, has existed since 1954. Its see is Prato Cathedral. The diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Florence.

History[edit]

The diocese was created when the Diocese of Pistoia-Prato was split by Pope Pius XII in 1954.

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