Roman Catholic Diocese of Vallo della Lucania

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Diocese of Vallo della Lucania
Dioecesis Vallensis in Lucania
Facciata chiesa di san pantaleone.jpg
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Salerno-Campagna-Acerno
Statistics
Area 1,562 km2 (603 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
161,000
157,000 (97.5%)
Parishes 138
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 12th Century
Cathedral Cattedrale di S. Pantaleone
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Ciro Miniero
Emeritus Bishops Giuseppe Rocco Favale
Website
www.diocesivallodellalucania.it

The Italian Catholic Diocese of Vallo della Lucania (Latin: Dioecesis Vallensis in Lucania), in Campania, has existed under this name since 1945. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno.[1][2]

Before renaming in 1945, it was the historical Diocese of Capaccio and Vallo.[3]

Bishops[edit]

Diocese of Capaccio[edit]

Latin Name: Caputaquensis
Erected: 12th Century

...
  • Barthélémy (25 Sep 1439 - 1441 Died)
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Diocese of Capaccio e Vallo della Lucania[edit]

Latin Name: Caputaquensis et Vallensis
Name Changed: 16 July 1851

  • Giovanni Battista Siciliani, O.F.M. Conv. (20 Jun 1859 Confirmed - 24 Oct 1876 Died)
  • Pietro Maglione (18 Dec 1876 - 17 Dec 1900 Resigned)
  • Paolo Jacuzio (17 Dec 1900 - 9 Jul 1917 Appointed, Archbishop of Sorrento)
  • Francesco Cammarota (22 Dec 1917 - 15 Dec 1935 Died)
  • Raffaele De Giuli (17 Jun 1936 - 18 Feb 1946 Appointed, Bishop of Albenga)

Diocese of Vallo di Lucania[edit]

Latin Name: Vallensis in Lucania
Name Changed: 24 November 1945

  • Domenico Savarese (11 Jan 1947 - 3 Oct 1955 Died)
  • Biagio d’Agostino (24 Feb 1956 - 26 Oct 1974 Retired)
  • Giuseppe Casale (26 Oct 1974 - 7 May 1988 Appointed, Archbishop of Foggia-Bovino)
  • Giuseppe Rocco Favale (4 Mar 1989 - 7 May 2011 Retired)
  • Ciro Miniero (7 May 2011 - )

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Vallo della Lucania" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Vallo della Lucania" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Capaccio and Vallo". Catholic Encyclopedia. 
  4. ^ "Bishop Tommaso Caracciolo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 8, 2016
  5. ^ a b c d e f Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. p. 134. 
  6. ^ "Bishop Pedro de Mata y Haro, C.R." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 4, 2016
  7. ^ "Bishop Luigi Pappacoda" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 27, 2017
  8. ^ "Bishop Tommaso Carafa" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 10, 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Camillo Ragona" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 4, 2017
  10. ^ "Bishop Andrea Bonito, C.O." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 9, 2016
  11. ^ "Bishop Giovanni Battista De Pace, C.O." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 17, 2016

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

External links[edit]

Media related to Roman Catholic Diocese of Vallo della Lucania at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 40°14′00″N 15°16′00″E / 40.2333°N 15.2667°E / 40.2333; 15.2667