Roman Catholic Diocese of Savona-Noli

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Diocese of Savona-Noli
Dioecesis Savonensis-Naulensis
Savona Cathedral 2010.jpg
Savona Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Genoa
Statistics
Area 400 km2 (150 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
155,000 (est.)
152,000 (est.) (98.1%)
Parishes 71
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 10th Century
Cathedral Cattedrale di Nostra Signora Assunta (Savona)
Co-cathedral Concattedrale di S. Pietro (Noli)
Secular priests 55 (diocesan)
40 (Religious Orders)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vittorio Lupi
Map
Roman Catholic Diocese of Savona-Noli in Italy.svg

The Italian Catholic Diocese of Savona-Noli (Latin: Dioecesis Savonensis-Naulensis) in northern Italy, was historically the Diocese of Savona, from the tenth century. In 1820 the Diocese of Noli was united to the Diocese of Savona. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Genoa.[1]

History[edit]

Bishops[edit]

  • Bernardus : (992)[2]
  • Joannes : (999)
  • Ardeman : (1014)
  • Antellinus (Ancellinus : (1028)[3]
  • Brixianus : (1046)
  • Amicus:[4] (1049)
  • Giordano of Savona : (1080)
  • Grossolanus : (1098–1109) (promoted to Milan)
  • Guglielmo : (1110)
  • Ottaviano of Pavia:[5] (1119–1128)
  • Guido[6]
  • Ambrosius[7]

1200 to 1400[edit]

  • Albertus de Novara : (1221–1230) [8]
  • Henricus : (1230–ca. 1239)
  • Bonifatius
  • Conradus de Ancisa
  • Rufinus Colombo : (died September 1287)
  • Henricus de Ponzono : (1289– ? )
  • Gregorius
  • Gualterius : (1303)
  • Jacobus de Caradengo de Niella : (attested 1305, 1311)
  • Federicus Cibo : (1317–1342)
  • Gerardus de Vasconibus de Pergamo, O.E.S.A. : (1342–1355)
  • Antonius Manfredi de Saluciis : (1355–1376) (promoted to Milan)[9]
  • Dominicus de Lagneto : (1376–1384)
  • Antonius de Viale : (1386–1394) (appointed by Urban VI of the Roman Obedience)[10]
  • Joannes Grimaldi : (1394–1405)[11]

1400 to 1600[edit]

  • Philippus Ogerii, O.Carm. : (1405–1411)[12]
  • Petrus Spinola, O.S.B. : (1411–1413)[13]

1600 to 1800[edit]

  • Francesco Maria Spinola, O.Theat. : (1624–1664)[14]
...
  • Ottavio Maria de Mari : (15 December 1755 – 27 March 1776)[15]
  • Dominico Gentile : (29 January 1776 – 20 September 1804)[16]

since 1800[edit]

  • Vincenzo Maria Maggioli : (1804–1820)[17]
  • Giuseppe Vincenzo Airenti, O.S.D. : (1820–5 July 1830) (transferred to Genoa)[18]
  • Agostino Maria Demari : (1833–1840)[19]
  • Alessandro Ottaviano Ricardi di Netro (1842–22 February 1867) (transferred to Turin)[20]
  • Giovanni Battista Cerruti:[21] (22 February 1867–21 Mar 1879)
  • Giuseppe Boraggini:[22] (12 May 1879 – 30 April 1897)[23]
  • Giuseppe Salvatore Scatti : (15 February 1898 – 30 June 1926)
  • Pasquale Righetti : (20 December 1926 – 7 July 1948)
  • Giovanni Battista Parodi : (14 September 1948-15 Jul 1974)
  • Franco Sibilla : (15 July 1974 – 8 September 1980) (transferred to Asti)
  • Giulio Sanguineti : (15 December 1980 – 7 December 1989) (transferred to La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato)
  • Roberto Amadei : (21 April 1990 – 21 November 1991) (transferred to Bergamo)
  • Dante Lafranconi : (7 December 1991 – 8 September 2001) (transferred to Cremona)
  • Domenico Calcagno : (25 January 2002 – 7 July 2007 Resigned)
  • Vittorio Lupi : (30 November 2007- )

Parishes[edit]

Of the 71 parishes 68 lie within the Province of Savona, Liguria. The remaining three are in the neighbouring commune of Cogoleto, Province of Genoa, also in Liguria.[24] In 2014 there was one Catholic priest for every 1,600 Catholics.

Liguria[edit]

Province of Genoa[edit]

Cogoleto
S. Maria Maggiore
S. Bernardo Abate (Lerca)
S. Ermete (Sciarborasca)

Province of Savona[edit]

Albisola Superiore
S. Matteo Apostolo
S. Nicolò Vescovo
Nostra Signora Stella Maris (Albisola Capo)
S. Bartolomeo Apostolo (Ellera)
Albissola Marina
Nostra Signora della Concordia
Bergeggi
S. Martino Vescovo
Calice Ligure
S. Nicolò Vescovo
S. Martino Vescovo (Carbuta)
Celle Ligure
S. Maria Assunta
S. Michele Arcangelo
S. Giorgio (Sanda)
Finale Ligure
S. Giovanni Battista
Santi Cipriano e Gennaro (Calvisio)
S. Biagio (Finalborgo)
Nostra Signora Assunta e S.Giacomo (Finale Pia)
S. Dalmazio Martire (Monticello)
S. Eusebio (Perti)
S. Lorenzo (Varigotti)
Noli
S. Pietro
S. Ignazio di Loyola (Tosse)
S. Pietro (Voze)
Orco Feglino
S. Lorenzo Martire
S. Lorenzo (Feglino)
Quiliano
S. Lorenzo Martire
S. Anna (Cadibona)
S. Michele Arcangelo (Montagna)
Santi Sebastiano e Rocco (Roviasca)
SS. Salvatore (Valleggia)
Rialto (SV)
S. Pietro
S. Lorenzo (Vene)
Savona
Maria Ausiliatrice
Nostra Signora Assunta
S. Ambrogio Vescovo
S. Filippo Neri
S. Francesco Da Paola
S. Giuseppe
S. Lorenzo
S. Maria Giuseppa Rossello
S. Paolo
S. Pietro Apostolo
Sacro Cuore di Gesù
Santi Giovanni Battista e Andrea
SS. Trinità
S. Maria della Neve (Fornaci)
S. Dalmazio Martire (Lavagnola)
S. Giacomo Apostolo (Montemoro)
S. Bartolomeo Apostolo (Santuario di Savona)
S. Bernardo (Santuario di Savona)
S. Spirito e Concezione (Zinola)
Spotorno
SS. Annunziata
Stella (SV)
S. Caterina d’Alessandria (Gameragna)
S. Bernardo (San Bernardo Stella)
S. Giovanni Battista (San Giovanni)
S. Martino (San Martino Stella)
S. Giustina (Santa Giustina Stella)
Vado Ligure
Nostra Signora della Visitazione
Nostra Signora Regina della Pace
S. Giovanni Battista
S. Ermete (Sant’Ermete)
S. Maurizio (Segno-Vado Ligure)
Varazze
S. Ambrogio
Santi Nazario e Celso
S. Antonio Abate (Alpicella)
Natività di Maria SS. (Casanova Varazze)
Nostra Signora delle Grazie (Faie)
SS. Annunziata (Pero)
Vezzi Portio
Santi Filippo e Giorgio
SS. Salvatore e S. Sepolcro (Portio)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catholic Hierarchy page
  2. ^ Gams, p. 821. That Bernardus was Bishop of Savona is rejected by Paul Fridolin Kehr, p. 353.
  3. ^ Bini (1842), p. 297.
  4. ^ A grant of privileges by Bishop Amicus to the Canons of Savona is confirmed by Pope Gregory VII (1073–1085): Kehr, p. 355, no. 1.
  5. ^ Bishop Ottaviano had previously been a Canon of Pavia: Ughelli, IV, p. 735.
  6. ^ Pope Alexander III addresses a mandate to Bishop Guido, ca. 1171–1181: Kehr, p. 354, no. 1.
  7. ^ Pope Urban III addresses a mandate to Ambrosius between 1185 and 1187: Kehr, p. 354, no. 2.
  8. ^ Eubel, I, p. 433.
  9. ^ Eubel, I, p. 333.
  10. ^ De Viale was transferred from the diocese of Sisteron (Roman Obedience); Sisteron adhered to the Avignon Obedience. Eubel, I, p. 434.
  11. ^ Joannes Grimaldi was transferred to Savona from Senigallia by Boniface IX of the Roman Obedience. Eubel, I, p. 434 and p. 447.
  12. ^ Philippus was appointed by Benedict XIII of the Avignon Obedience, and transferred to Damascus by John XXIII of the Avignon-Pisan Obedience. Eubel, I, p. 434.
  13. ^ A native of Parma, Spinola was transferred to the diocese of Ales (Sardinia) by John XXIII. Eubel, I, p. 510.
  14. ^ Gams, p. 822.
  15. ^ Born in Genoa in 1700, Mari was Rector of the Collegio Clementina in Rome at the time of his appointment. He was consecrated on 21 December 1755 by Cardinal Giorgio Doria. Ritzler, VI, p. 367, with note 2.
  16. ^ Gentile was a Doctor of theology (Sapienza 1776 [1766?]). He was a Consultor at the Office of the Holy Inquisition (1767). He was consecrated in Rome on 4 February 1776 by Cardinal Pallavicini. Ritzler, VI, p. 367, with note 3.
  17. ^ Maggioli was transferred from Luni: Gams, p. 818 and p. 822. Bima (1842), p. 300
  18. ^ Bima, p. 301. Airenti died on 3 September 1831: Gams, p. 816.
  19. ^ Bima, p. 301.
  20. ^ Gams, p. 823 and p. 825. Bima (1842), p. 301.
  21. ^ Gams, p. 823.
  22. ^ Boraggini was a priest of the Diocese of Genoa. He had been Canon and Archpriest of the Cathedral of Genoa, and pro-Vicar-General of the diocese.
  23. ^ David M. Cheney, Catholic-Hierarchy Diocese of Savona-Noli Retrieved: 2016-10-13.
  24. ^ Source for parishes: CCI (2008), Parrocchie, Chiesa Cattolica Italiana, retrieved 2008-03-14 .

Books[edit]

Cathedral in Noli.

Reference works[edit]

Studies[edit]