Roman Catholic Diocese of Acireale

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Diocese of Acireale
Dioecesis Iaciensis
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Cathedral in Acireale
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Catania
Area 665 km2 (257 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
225,000 (98.8%)
Parishes 111
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 27 June 1844 (170 years ago)
Cathedral Cattedrale di Maria SS. Annunziata
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Antonino Raspanti
Emeritus Bishops Pio Vittorio Vigo
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The Italian Catholic diocese of Acireale (Latin: Dioecesis Iaciensis) is in Sicily. It has existed since 1844.[1] It is a suffragan of the archdiocese of Catania.


See also[edit]


  1. ^
  2. ^ Bishop Gerlando Maria Genuardi at Catholic-Hierarchy
  3. ^ Bishop Giovanni Battista Arista (Vigo) at Catholic-Hierarchy
  4. ^ Bishop Salvatore Bella at Catholic-Hierarchy
  5. ^ Fernando Cardinal Cento at Catholic-Hierarchy
  6. ^ Archbishop Evasio Colli at Catholic-Hierarchy
  7. ^ Bishop Salvatore Russo at Catholic-Hierarchy
  8. ^ Bishop Pasquale Bacile at Catholic-Hierarchy
  9. ^ Bishop Giuseppe Malandrino at Catholic-Hierarchy
  10. ^ Archbishop Salvatore Gristina at Catholic-Hierarchy
  11. ^ Archbishop Pio Vittorio Vigo at Catholic-Hierarchy
  12. ^

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Coordinates: 37°37′00″N 15°10′00″E / 37.6167°N 15.1667°E / 37.6167; 15.1667