Roman Catholic Diocese of Trivento

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Diocese of Trivento
Dioecesis Triventinus
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Campobasso-Boiano
Statistics
Area 1,234 km2 (476 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
53,450
53,280 (99.7%)
Parishes 58
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 10th Century
Cathedral Cattedrale di Ss. Nazaroi, Celso e Vittore
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Domenico Angelo Scotti
Emeritus Bishops Antonio Santucci
Website
www.diocesitrivento.net

The Italian Catholic Diocese of Trivento (Latin: Dioecesis Triventinus) in Molise, southern Italy, has existed since the tenth century. It is now a suffragan of the archdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano.[1]

History[edit]

The earliest bishop of Trivento was St. Castus of an uncertain epoch, the local legend assigning him to the fourth century.

Other bishops were:

Historically the diocese was a suffragan of the archdiocese of Benevento.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Catholic Hierarchy page
  2. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia article

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company. 

Coordinates: 41°46′00″N 14°33′00″E / 41.7667°N 14.5500°E / 41.7667; 14.5500