Roman Catholic Diocese of Ischia
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|Diocese of Ischia
|Area||46 km2 (18 sq mi)|
|(as of 2013)
57,000 (est.) (91.9%)
|Cathedral||Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta|
|Secular priests||33 (diocesan)
2 (Religious Orders)
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. In 2013 in the diocese of Ischia there was one priest for every 1,628 Catholics.
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The first Bishop of Ischia, Pietro, was appointed in 1179. He was present at the Third Lateran Council.
- Bernardino de Leis, C.R.L. (1501–1504 Appointed, Bishop of Castro di Puglia)
- Donato Strineo (1504–1534 Died)
- Agostino Falivenia (Pastineus), O.S. (1534–1548 Died)
- Francisco Gutiérrez (bishop) (1548–1554 Died)
- Virgilio Rosario (1554–1559 Died)
- Filippo Geri (1560–1564 Appointed, Bishop of Assisi)
- Fabio Polverone (1565–1589 Died)
- Iñigo de Avalos (1590–1635 Died)
- Francesco Tontori (Tontolo), C.R.S. (1638–1663 Resigned)
- Giovanni Antonio de' Vecchi (1663–1672 Died)
- Gerolamo Rocca (1672–1691 Died)
- Michelangelo Cotignola (1692–1698 Resigned).
- Luca Trapani (1698–1718 Appointed, Bishop of Tricarico)
- Gianmaria Capecelatro, C.R.L. (1718–1738 Died)
- Nicola Antonio Schiaffinati, O.E.S.A. (1739–1743 Died)
- Felice Amato (1743–1764 Died)
- Onofrio de Rossi (1764–1775 Appointed, Bishop of Sant'Agata de' Goti)
- Sebastiano de Rosa (1775–1792 Confirmed, Bishop of Avellino e Frigento)
- Pasquale Sansone (1792–1799 Died)
- Giuseppe d'Amante (1818–1843 Died)
- Luigi Gagliardi (1845–1854 Resigned)
- Felice Romano (1854–1872 Died)
- Francesco di Nicola (1872–1885 Died)
- Gennaro Portanova (1885–1888 Appointed, Archbishop of Reggio Calabria)
- Giuseppe Candido (1888–1901 Resigned)
- Mario Palladino (1901–1913 Appointed, Bishop of Caserta)
- Pasquale Ragosta (1914–1925 Appointed, Bishop of Castellammare di Stabia)
- Ernesto de Laurentiis (1928–1956 Died)
- Antonio Cece (1956–1962 Appointed, Coadjutor Bishop of Aversa)
- Dino Tomassini (1962–1970 Appointed, Bishop of Anglona-Tursi)
- Diego Parodi, M.C.C.I. (1980–1983 Died)
- Antonio Pagano (1983–1997 Retired)
- Filippo Strofaldi (1997–2012 Resigned)
- Pietro Lagnese (2013–)
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- Borsolari was a brother of Giacomo Borsolari, O.P., who is buried in the church of S. Domenico.
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