Roman Catholic Diocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo

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Diocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo
Dioecesis Ventimiliensis-Sancti Romuli
Labside della cattedrale di Ventimiglia.jpg
Ventimiglia Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Genoa
Statistics
Area 715 km2 (276 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
158,000 (est.)
152,400 (est.) (96.5%)
Parishes 99
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 7th Century
Cathedral Cattedrale di Nostra Signora Assunta (Ventimiglia)
Co-cathedral Basilica Concattedrale di S. Siro (Sanremo)
Secular priests 56 (diocesan)
34 (Religious Orders)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Antonio Suetta
Emeritus Bishops Alberto Maria Careggio
Map
Roman Catholic Diocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo in Italy.svg
Website
www.diocesiventimiglia.it
Co-cathedral in Sanremo

The Diocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo (Latin: Dioecesis Ventimiliensis-Sancti Romuli) is a Catholic ecclesiastical territory in Liguria, northern Italy. The name of the historic Diocese of Ventimiglia was changed in 1975. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Genoa.[1][2]

History[edit]

It is probable that Ventimiglia had a bishop from the fifth century; the first known is Joannes (680). Among his successors were:

The diocese has been suffragan to Genoa since 1775.[3]

Bishops[edit]

Diocese of Ventimiglia[edit]

Erected: 7th Century
Latin Name: Ventimiliensis
Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Genoa

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Diocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo[edit]

Name Changed: 3 July 1975

  • Giacomo Barabino (7 Dec 1988 - 20 Mar 2004 Retired)
  • Alberto Maria Careggio (20 Mar 2004 - 25 Jan 2014 Retired)
  • Antonio Suetta (25 Jan 2014 - )

Parishes[edit]

Of the 99 parishes, all but two are in the Province of Imperia, Liguria. The others are in the Province of Cuneo in Piedmont.[12]

Liguria[edit]

Province of Imperia[edit]

Airole
S. Clemente
Santi Filippo e Giacomo
Apricale
Purificazione di Maria Vergine
Badalucco
S. Maria Assunta e S.Giorgio
SS. Vergine del Rosario
Bajardo
S. Nicolò da Bari
Bordighera
Immacolata Concezione
S. Maria Maddalena
S. Nicolò da Bari
Santi Pietro e Paolo
Camporosso
S. Marco Evangelista
SS. Trinità (Trinità)
Carpasio
S. Antonino
Castel Vittorio
S. Stefano Protomartire
Castellaro
S. Pietro in Vincoli
Ceriana
Santi Pietro e Paolo
Cipressa
Natività di Maria Vergine
Nostra Signora degli Angeli
Visitazione di Maria Santissima
Costarainera
S. Antonio Abate
Dolceacqua
S. Antonio Abate
Isolabona
S. Maria Maddalena
Mendatica
S. Giacomo Maggiore
Molini di Triora
Natività di Maria Santissima
Natività di Maria Vergine
Nostra Signora della Misericordia
S. Carlo Borromeo
S. Giacomo Apostolo
S. Lorenzo Martire
S. Vincenzo Ferreri
Santi Faustino e Giovita
Montalto Ligure
Santi Giovanni Battista e Giorgio
Olivetta San Michele
S. Antonio Da Padova
Santi Angeli Custodi
Ospedaletti
S. Giovanni Battista
Perinaldo
S. Nicolò di Bari
Pietrabruna
S. Bernardo
Santi Cosma e Damiano
Pigna
S. Giovanni Battista
S. Michele Arcangelo
Pompeiana
Nostra Signora Assunta
Riva Ligure
S. Maurizio Martire
Rocchetta Nervina
S. Stefano Protomartire
San Biagio della Cima
Santi Fabiano e Sebastiano
San Lorenzo al Mare
S. Maria Maddalena
Sanremo
Annunciazione (Borgo)
Natività di Maria Vergine
Nostra Signora del Rosario (Baragallo)
Nostra Signora della Mercede (S.Martino)
Nostra Signora della Misericordia (Marina)
S. Antonio
S. Bartolomeo
S. Donato
S. Giuseppe
S. Lorenzo Martire (Solaro)
S. Maria degli Angeli
S. Pietro Apostolo
S. Rocco
S. Romolo Vescovo
S. Siro nella Concattedrale
Sacro Cuore di Gesù (Bussana)
S. Sebastiano (Coldirodi)
S. Margherita (Poggio di Sanremo)
S. Giacomo Apostolo (San Giacomo)
Santo Stefano al Mare
S. Stefano Protomartire
Seborga
S. Martino Vescovo
Soldano
S. Giovanni Battista
Taggia
Santi Apostoli Giacomo e Filippo
Santi Francesco Saverio e Paola Romana Levà (Arma di Taggia)
Santi Giuseppe e Antonio (Arma di Taggia)
Terzorio
Natività di S. Giovanni Battista
Triora
Natività di Maria Santissima
Nostra Signora Assunta
Nostra Signora del Carmelo
Nostra Signora del Rosario
SS. Nome di Maria
Vallebona
S. Lorenzo Martire
Vallecrosia
Maria Ausiliatrice
S. Rocco
S. Antonio Abate (Vallecrosia Alta)
Ventimiglia
Addolorata e S.Luigi
Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta
Cristo Re
Natività di Maria SS.
Nostra Signora di Lourdes e S.Lorenzo
S. Agostino
S. Giovanni Battista
S. Michele Arcangelo
S. Nicola Da Tolentino
S. Pancrazio
S. Secondo
S. Teresa d’Avila
Santi Pietro e Paolo
Natività di Maria SS.Ma (Grimaldi di Ventimiglia)
Santi Angeli Custodi (Grimaldi di Ventimiglia)
S. Mauro (La Mortola Inferiore)
S. Bartolomeo (Latte)

Piedmont[edit]

Province of Cuneo[edit]

Ormea
Nostra Signora della Neve
S. Anna

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia article
  4. ^ Ritzler, V, p. 409 with note 2.
  5. ^ Ritzler, V, p. 409 with note 3.
  6. ^ Ritzler, V, p. 410 with note 4.
  7. ^ Ritzler, V, p. 410 with note 4.
  8. ^ Bacigalupi was born in Genoa. He served as a lecturer in philosophy and theology, and then as Rector of the College of S. Maria in Porticu in Rome. He was Assistant, and then Procurator General of his Order. He was named Bishop of Ventimiglia on 31 March 1732, and consecrated in Rome on 4 May 1732 by Cardinal Pier Marcellino Corradini. Ritzler, VI, p. 437 with note 2.
  9. ^ Giustiniani was born in Chios. He was lecturer in philosophy and theology and Consultor of the Office of the Holy Inquisition in Cesena. He became Dean of the Congregation of Monte Cassino, O.S.B. He was named Bishop of Sagona (Corsica) on 9 December 1726, and was consecrated by Pope Benedict XIII on 22 December. He was named Bishop of Ventimiglia on 17 April 1741. Ritzler, V, p. 339 with note 6; VI, p. 437 with note 3.
  10. ^ Giovo was a native of Luni-Sarzana. He was lecturer in theology and then Prior of the monastery of S. Catherine in Genoa. He was approved as Bishop of Ventimiglia in Consistory by Pope Pius VI on 28 September 1767, and was consecrated in Rome on 29 September by Cardinal Ferdinando Rossi. Ritzler, VI, p. 437 with note 4.
  11. ^ Clavarini was a native of Genoa. He obtained the degree of Master of theology in 1773. He taught philosophy and theology in Luni. He was appointed Bishop of Ventimiglia on 13 March 1775, and was consecrated in Rome on 26 March by Cardinal Lazzaro Pallavicini. Ritzler, VI, p. 437 with note 5.
  12. ^ Source for parishes: CCI (2008), Parrocchie, Chiesa Cattolica Italiana, retrieved 2008-03-14 

Books[edit]

Acknowledgment[edit]

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

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