Roman Catholic Diocese of Naples

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Statues of Saint Severinus and Saint Severus (right), a former Bishop of Naples, carried during a procession at San Severo

The Diocese of Naples was a Roman Catholic diocese in southern Italy, the see being in Naples. A Christian community was founded there in the 1st century AD and the diocese was raised to the level of a Metropolitan Archdiocese in the 10th century, becoming the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Naples.[1]

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  1. ^ Cheney, David M. (2 July 2014). "Archdiocese of Napoli {Naples}, Archidioecesis Neapolitanus". Catholic Hierarchy. Archived from the original on 9 August 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2014. [self-published source]