Roman Catholic Diocese of Ischia

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Diocese of Ischia
Dioecesis Isclana
Ischia-Cattedrale dell'Assunta.jpg
Ischia Cathedral
Location
Country  Italy
Ecclesiastical province Naples
Statistics
Area 46 km2 (18 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
62,000 (est.)
57,000 (est.) (91.9%)
Parishes 25
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 12th century
Cathedral Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta
Secular priests 33 (diocesan)
2 (Religious Orders)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Pietro Lagnese
Website
www.diocesi.ischia.it

The Diocese of Ischia (Latin: Dioecesis Isclana) is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in Campania, southern Italy. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Naples.[1][2] In 2013 in the diocese of Ischia there was one priest for every 1,628 Catholics.

History[edit]

Bishops[edit]

The first Bishop of Ischia, Pietro, was appointed in 1179. He was present at the Third Lateran Council.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Ischia" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Ischia" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  3. ^ Borsolari was a brother of Giacomo Borsolari, O.P., who is buried in the church of S. Domenico.
  4. ^ Eubel, Konrad. HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol II. p. 169. 
  5. ^ "Bishop Bernardino de Leis, C.R.L." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  6. ^ a b c d e f g Eubel, Konrad. HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol III. p. 214. 
  7. ^ a b Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. p. 211. 
  8. ^ "Bishop Francesco Tontori (Tontolo), C.R.S." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 31, 2017
  9. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia article

 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: 40°45′00″N 13°57′00″E / 40.7500°N 13.9500°E / 40.7500; 13.9500