Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice

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Patriarchate of Venice
Patriarchatus Venetiarum
Patriarcato di Venezia
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St. Mark's Basilica, Venice
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Venice
Statistics
Area 871 km2 (336 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2011)
376,659
349,163 (92.7%)
Parishes 128
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 774
Cathedral Basilica Cattedrale Patriachale di S. Marco
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Patriarch Francesco Moraglia
Emeritus Bishops Marco Cé
Map
Roman Catholic Patriarchate of Venice in Italy.svg
Website
patriarcatovenezia.it

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, also known as the Patriarchate of Venice, (Latin: Patriarchatus Venetiarum) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in Italy.

The ordinary of the archdiocese is the Patriarch of Venice, who is traditionally created a cardinal in consistory by the Pope. The mother church of the archdiocese is the Basilica di San Marco in Venezia.

As a metropolitan see, the Archdiocese of Venice is the chief diocese in the ecclesiastical province of Venezia. Its suffragan dioceses include Adria-Rovigo, Belluno-Feltre, Chioggia, Concordia-Pordenone, Padova, Treviso, Verona, Vicenza, and Vittorio Veneto.[1]

Ordinaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archdiocese of Venezia, Catholic-Hierarchy.org, url accessed May 22, 2006