List of Bishops and Archbishops of Naples

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Naples (Latin: Archidioecesis Neapolitana) is a Roman Catholic archdioceses in southern Italy, the see being in Naples. A Christian community was founded there in the 1st century AD and the diocese of Naples was raised to the level of an Archdiocese in the 10th century.[1] Two of Archbishops of Naples have been elected Pope, Paul IV and Innocent XII.[2][3]

Bishops of Naples
Name Years
Asprenas
Epithymetus
Maro
Probus
Paulus I
Agrippinus
Eustathius
Ephebus (Euphebius)
Calepodius attested 343
Fortunatus I attested 344
Maximus banned 356
Zosimus c. 356 – c. 362
Severus c. 362 – c. 408
Ursus
John I † 432
Nostrianus 432 – after 452
Timasius
Felix
Soter attested 465
Victor I c. 492/6
Stephen I c. 499/501
Pomponius
John II Mediocris
Vincent 554 – 578
Redux 581 – ?
Demetrius  ? – 591
Fortunatus II 593 – 600
Paschasius 600 – ?
John III
Caesarius
Gratiosus
Eusebius
Leontius attedted 649
Adeodatus
Agnellus attested 680
Julianus  ? – 701
Laurentius 701 – 717/8
Sergius I 717/8 – ?
Cosmas
Calvus 750 – 763
Paul II 763 – 768
Stephen II 767/8 – 799/800
Paul III c. 800 – 821
Tiberius 821 – 841
John IV c. 842 – 849
Athanasius I 849 – 872
Athanasius II 876 (875?) – 898
Stephen III 898 – ?
Athanasius III 937 – ?
Nicetas 962 – ?
Gregory I 966 – ?
Archbishops of Naples
Sergius II 1005–1033
John V 1033–1045
Victor II 1045–1059
Sergius III 1059–1071
John VI 1071–1080
Landulf 1080–1094
Peter I 1094–1100
Gregory II 1116–1118
Marinus 1118–1151
Sergius IV 1176–1190
Anselm 1191–1214
Thomas of Capua 1215–1216
Peter II of Sorrento 1217–1247
Bernadino Caracciolo dei Rossi 1252–1262
Delfino 1262–1266
Aiglerio de Borgogna 1266–1281
Filippo Minutolo 1288–1301
Beato Giacomo da Viterbo 1302–1307
Uberto d'Ormont 1308–1320
Matteo Filomarino 1322–1323
Bertoldo Orsini 1323–1326
Annibale di Ceccano 1326–1328
Giovanni Orsini 1328–1359
Bertrando de Meyshones 1359–1363
Pietro de Grazia 1363–1365
Bernardo de Bouquet 1365–1368
Bernardo de Rhodez 1368–1379
Tommaso de Ammanati 1379–1388
Ludovico Bozzuto 1378–1384
Nicola Zanasio 1384–1389
Guglielmo Guindazzo 1388–1399
Enrico Capece Minutolo 1389
Nicola Pagano 1399–1401
Giordano Orsini 1401–1405
Giovanni Bozzutto 1407–1415
Giacomo dei Rossi 1418–1435
Nicola de Diano 1418–1435
Gaspare de Diano 1438–1451
Rinaldo Piscicello 1451–1457
Oliviero Carafa 1458–1484
Alessandro Carafa 1484–1505
Vincenzo Carafa 1505–1530
Francesco Carafa 1530–1544
Rainuccio Farnese 1544–1549
Gian Pietro Carafa 1549–1555
Alfonso Carafa 1557–1565
Mario Carafa 1565–1576
Beato Paolo Burali d'Arezzo, C.R. 1576–1578
Annibale di Capua 1578–1595
Alfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza) 1596–1603
Ottavio Acquaviva d'Aragona 1605–1612
Decio Carafa 1613–1626
Francesco Boncompagni 1626–1641
Ascanio Filomarino 1641–1666
Innico Caracciolo 1667–1685
Antonio Pignatelli 1686–1691
Giacomo Cantelmo 1691–1702
Francesco Pignatelli 1703–1734
Giuseppe Spinelli 1734–1754
Giuseppe Maria Capece Zurlo 1802–1832
Luigi Ruffo-Scilla 1802–1832
Filippo Giudice Caracciolo 1833–1844
Sisto Riario Sforza 1845–1877
Guglielmo Sanfelice d'Acquavilla 1878–1897
Giuseppe Prisco 1898–1923
Michele Zezza di Zapponeta 1923–1923
Alessio Ascalesi, C.PP.S. 1924–1952
Marcello Mimmi 1952–1958
Alfonso Castaldo 1958–1966
Corrado Ursi 1966–1987
Michele Giordano 1987–2006
Crescenzio Sepe incumbent

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cheney, David M. (02 July 2014). "Archdiocese of Napoli {Naples}, Archidioecesis Neapolitanus". Catholic Hierarchy. Archived from the original on 9 August 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Loughlin, James (1911). "Pope Paul IV". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Archived from the original on 9 August 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Ott, Michael (1910). "Pope Innocent XII". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Retrieved 9 August 2014.