Roman Catholic Diocese of Ossero

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The Diocese of Ossero or Diocese of Osor (Latin: Dioecesis Arbensis) was a Roman Catholic diocese located in the port town of Ossero on the island of Cres in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia. In 1828, it was suppressed along with the Diocese of Arbe to the Diocese of Krk.[1][2] In 1933 it was restored as a Titular Episcopal See.[2]


Diocese of Ossero[edit]

Erected: 600
Latin Name: Auxerensis seu Ausarensis seu Absorensis

Suppressed: 30 June 1828 to the Diocese of Krk

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Diocese of Ossero (Osor)" David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 16, 2016[self-published source]
  2. ^ a b "Titular Episcopal See of Osor" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved June 16, 2016
  3. ^ a b c d e Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 104.  (in Latin)
  4. ^ "Bishop Caesar Nardi, O.F.M. Conv." David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016[self-published source]
  5. ^ "Bishop Giovanni de Rossi" David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 25, 2016[self-published source]
  6. ^ "Bishop Simon Gaudenti" David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 21, 2016[self-published source]