Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant'Angelo in Vado

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Archdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant'Angelo in Vado
Archidioecesis Urbinatensis-Urbaniensis-Sancti Angeli in Vado
CattedraleUrbino.jpg
Urbino Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Pesaro
Statistics
Area 781 km2 (302 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
54,900
50,500 (92%)
Parishes 54
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 6th century
Cathedral Basilica Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta (Urbino)
Co-cathedral Concattedrale di S. Cristoforo Martire (Urbania)
Basilica Concattedrale di S. Michele Arcangelo (Sant'Angelo in Vado)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Giovanni Tani
Emeritus Bishops Francesco Marinelli
Map
Arcidiocesi di Urbino-Urbania-Sant'Angelo in Vado.svg
Website
www.arcidiocesiurbino.it

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant'Angelo in Vado (Latin: Archidioecesis Urbinatensis-Urbaniensis-Sancti Angeli in Vado) is a Latin rite formerly Metropolitan archbishopric in the Pesaro and Urbino province of Marche region of central Italy.

The current archbishop is Giovanni Tani, appointed in June 2011.

Its cathedral archiepiscopal see is a Minor basilica and Minor World Heritage Site : Basilica Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, in Urbino
It has two Co-Cathedrals, both former cathedrals of absorbed bishoprics whose title was also adopted :

  • another Minor Basilica, the Basilica Concattedrale di S. Michele Arcangelo, dedicated to the archangel Saint Michael, in Sant’Angelo in Vado
  • the Concattedrale di S. Cristoforo Martire, dedicated to the protomarty Saint Christopher, in Urbania.

History[edit]

TO ELABORATE

Urbino is the ancient Urbinum Mataurense, a Roman municipium. Urbino was held by the Ostrogoths from the late 5th century, but was captured by Belisarius (538). Under Pepin the Short it became part of the pontifical domain. Circa 590 it was established as Diocese of Urbino, on reassigned territory from the suppressed Diocese of Sant’Angelo in Vado.

Statistics[edit]

As per 2014, it pastorally served 54,000 Catholics (94.7% of 57,000 total) on 781 km² in 54 parishes and 1 mission wiyh 66 priests (55 diocesan, 11 religious), 4 deacons, 122 lay religious (11 brothers, 111 sisters) and 2 seminarians.

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman rite)

Suffragan Bishops of Urbino

Erected: 6th Century
Latin Name: Urbinatensis

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  • the first known bishop of Urbino, Leontius, whom Pope Gregory the Great gave the diocese of Rimini (592).
  • Theodoricus (1021 – death 1049), who transferred the cathedral within the city (the ancient cathedral was outside)
  • Teuzone (1050 – ?)
  • Blessed Mainardo (1056 – death 1088)
  • Pietro (1088 – ?)
  • Guido (1145 – ?), died 1146
  • Giso (1162 – death 1192)
  • Ugo Brandi (1192 – death 1203)
  • Vivio (1204 – death 1213)
  • Ranieri (1214 – ?)
  • Oddone (1220 – death 1242)
  • Pietro (1242 – death 1258)
  • Guido Brancaleoni (1259 – death 1283)
  • Egidio (1285 – death 1309); in his time, Blessed Pelnigotto, a Franciscan Tertiary, and Blessed Clare of Rimini lived in the city.
  • Giacomo, Friars Minor (O.F.M.) (1309 – death 1317)
  • Alessandro Guidi (1317 – death 1340)
  • Marco Rognoni, O.F.M. (1342 – 1347) =? Marco Boncioni, (1342), theologian.
  • Bartolomeo Carusi, O.F.M. (1347 – 1349), theologian.
  • Francesco Brancaleoni (1350.05.02 – death 1370), previously Bishop of Jesi (Italy) (1342.07.18 – 1350.05.02)
  • Guglielmo da Urbino, O.F.M. (1373.03.30 – 1379.01.15); previously Bishop of Narni (Italy) (1367.04.12 – 1373.03.30); alter uncanonical Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem (1379.01.15 – ?)
  • Francesco, O.F.M. (1379 – 1379); under him the hermitage of the Gerolamini on Monte Cesana was established;
TO COMPLETE/ELABORATE
Metropolitan Archbishops of Urbino

Elevated: 7 July 1563

TO ELABORATE
  • Antonio Giannotti da Montagnana (11 Aug 1578 - 1597 Died), in 1578 opened the archdiocesan seminary [4]
  • Giuseppe Ferrerio (1597 - 16 March 1610 Died)
  • Benedetto Ala (5 May 1610 - 27 April 1620 Died)
  • Ottavio Accoramboni (17 May 1621 - 1623 Resigned)
  • Paolo Emilio Santori (Santorio) (20 Nov 1623 - 4 Aug 1635 Died)
  • Antonio Santacroce (9 June 1636 - 1639 Resigned)
  • Francesco Vitelli (16 Nov 1643 - Feb 1646 Died)
  • Ascanio Maffei (25 June 1646 - Oct 1659 Died), restored many churches[5]
  • Giacomo de Angelis (20 Sep 1660 - 1667 Resigned)
  • Callisto Puccinelli, O.S.M. (16 March 1667 - 12 April 1675 Died)
  • Giambattista Candiotti (9 Sep 1675 - Sep 1684 Died)
  • Antonio Francesco Roberti (10 Sep 1685 - 26 Jan 1701 Died)
  • Antonio Francesco Sanvitale (6 May 1709 - 17 Dec 1714 Died)
  • Giovanni Tommaso Maria Marelli, C.O. (7 Dec 1716 - 23 Feb 1739), next Archbishop-Bishop of Imola)
  • Antonio Guglielmi (22 June 1739 - 5 Feb 1766 Died)
  • Domenico Monti (14 April 1766 - 8 Sep 1787 Died)
  • Spiridione Berioli (17 Dec 1787 - 19 April 1819 Died)
  • Ignazio Ranaldi, C.O. (23 Aug 1819 - 2 Jan 1827 Died), restored the discipline of the seminary and the religious orders.[6]
  • Giangrisostomo Dondini, C.R.L. (21 May 1827 - 10 Nov 1832 Died)
  • Giovanni Niccolò Tanari (Tanara) (17 Dec 1832 - 24 Nov 1845), next Titular Patriarch of Antioch)
  • Alessandro Angeloni (16 April 1846 - 5 August 1881 Died)
  • Antonio Maria Pettinari, O.F.M. (18 Nov 1881 - 27 July 1885 Resigned)
  • Carlo Maria Borgognini (15 Jan 1886 - 24 May 1889), next Archbishop of Modena e Nonantola)
  • Nicodario Vampa (30 Dec 1889 - 27 Sep 1903 Died)
  • Giovanni Maria Giuseppe Santarelli (12 Oct 1904 - 24 Sep 1908 Died)
  • Ciro Pontecorvi, C.Pp.S. (29 April 1909 - 26 June 1911 Died)
  • Giacomo Ghio (28 March 1912 - 20 Oct 1931 Resigned)
  • Antonio Tani (1 May 1932 - 31 Dec 1952 Resigned)
  • Anacleto Cazzaniga (12 Jan 1953 - 23 May 1977 Retired)
  • Ugo Donato Bianchi (23 May 1977 - 4 April 1999 Died)

Archdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant'Angelo in Vado[edit]

United: 30 September 1986 with the Archdiocese of Urbino
Latin Name: Urbinatensis-Urbaniensis-Sancti Angeli in Vado

TO ELABORATE

Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Pesaro (no longer a metropolitan see)

  • Francesco Marinelli (11 March 2000 - 24 June 2011 Retired)
  • Giovanni Tani (24 June 2011 - ...)

See also[edit]

Notes & references[edit]

Sources and external links[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. 

Coordinates: 43°43′31″N 12°38′14″E / 43.7252°N 12.6372°E / 43.7252; 12.6372