Roman Catholic Diocese of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo

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Diocese of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo
Dioecesis Soranus-Aquinatensis-Pontiscurvi
Cattedrale di Sora.JPG
Sora Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 1,426 km2 (551 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
154,855
151,932 (98.1%)
Parishes 91
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 3rd century
Cathedral Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta (Sora)
Co-cathedral Basilica Concattedrale di Ss. Costanzo e Tommaso d’Aquino (Aquino)
Concattedrale di S. Bartolomeo Apostolo (Pontecorvo)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gerardo Antonazzo
Emeritus Bishops Luca Brandolini, C.M.
Website
www.diocesisora.it

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo (Latin: Dioecesis Soranus-Aquinatensis-Pontiscurvi) is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Italy.

The Diocese of Sora originated in the 3rd century. On June 27, 1818, it was united with the Diocese of Aquino and Pontecorvo[1] as the Diocese of Aquino, Sora and Pontecorvo, from September 30, 1986 known as the Diocese of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo. It is immediately subject to the Holy See.

The seat of the bishop is Sora Cathedral. Pontecorvo Cathedral and Aquino Cathedral are now co-cathedrals. The current bishop of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo is Gerardo Antonazzo, having been ordained a bishop on April 8, 2013.

List of bishops of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ dating from 1725; the previous diocese of Aquino was established in the 5th century

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Coordinates: 41°43′00″N 13°37′00″E / 41.7167°N 13.6167°E / 41.7167; 13.6167