Roman Catholic Diocese of Larino

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The Italian Catholic diocese of Larino, in the province of Campobasso, Southern Italy, existed until 1986. In that year it was united into the diocese of Termoli-Larino. It was a suffragan of the archdiocese of Benevento.[1][2]


Larino is a mile from the site of the ancient Larinum, destroyed by war and epidemic, and is first mentioned as an episcopal see in 668.

Among the bishops were




  1. ^ "Diocese of Larino" David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Larino" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia article
  4. ^ a b c d e f Ritzler, Remigius; Sefrin, Pirminus (1952). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol V. Patavii: Messagero di S. Antonio. pp. 236–237.  (in Latin)
  5. ^ "Bishop Gregorio Compagni, O.P." David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 4, 2017

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "article name needed". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton.