Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Siena-Colle di Val d'Elsa-Montalcino

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Archdiocese of Siena-Colle di Val d'Elsa-Montalcino
Archidioecesis Senensis-Collensis-Ilcinensis
Siena Cathedral 1.jpg
Siena Cathedral
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Siena-Colle di Val d'Elsa-Montalcino
Area 2,265 km2 (875 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
178,098 (95.9%)
Parishes 178
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 4th century
Cathedral Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta (Siena)
Co-cathedral Concattedrale di Ss. Marziale e Alberto (Colle di Val d'Elsa)
Concattedrale di S. Salvatore (Montalcino)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Antonio Buoncristiani
Emeritus Bishops Gaetano Bonicelli
Alessandro Staccioli, O.M.I. (Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus)
Italy Tuscany Diocese map Siena-Colle di Val d'Elsa-Montalcino.svg
Co-cathedral of Colle di Val d'Elsa
Co-cathedral in Montalcino

The Archdiocese of Siena-Colle di Val d'Elsa-Montalcino (Latin: Archidioecesis Senensis-Collensis-Ilcinensis) is a Roman Catholic archdiocese in Tuscany.[1][2][3] Its mother church is the Cathedral of Siena.


Diocese of Siena[edit]

Erected: 4th Century
Latin Name: Senensis

Archdiocese of Siena[edit]

Elevated: 23 April 1459
Latin Name: Senensis
Metropolitan See

Archdiocese of Siena-Colle di Val d'Elsa-Montalcino[edit]

30 September 1986 united with the Diocese of Colle di Val d'Elsa and the Diocese of Montalcino
Latin Name: Senensis-Collensis-Ilcinensis


  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Montalcino". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Siena-Colle di Val d'Elsa-Montalcino" David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016

Coordinates: 43°19′07″N 11°19′50″E / 43.3186°N 11.3306°E / 43.3186; 11.3306