Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Palermo

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Archdiocese of Palermo
Archidioecesis Panormitana
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Palermo Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Palermo
Statistics
Area 1,366 km2 (527 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
960,000
930,000 (96.9%)
Parishes 178
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 1st Century
Cathedral Cattedrale di l’Assunzione di Maria
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Corrado Lorefice
Emeritus Bishops Salvatore De Giorgi
Paolo Romeo
Map
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Website
www.arcidiocesi.palermo.it
Map of the ecclesiastical province of Palermo.

The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Palermo (Latin: Archidioecesis Panormitana) was founded as the Diocese of Palermo in the first century and raised to the status of archdiocese in the 11th century. The Archbishop of Palermo is Corrado Lorefice.

The archdiocese has the following suffragans:

List of Archbishops of Palermo[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°06′56″N 13°25′41″E / 38.1156°N 13.4281°E / 38.1156; 13.4281