Roman Catholic Diocese of Livorno

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Diocese of Livorno
Dioecesis Liburnensis
Duomo Livorno.JPG
Livorno Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Pisa
Statistics
Area 250 km2 (97 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
195,972
189,602 (96.7%)
Parishes 46
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 25 September 1806 (210 years ago)
Cathedral Cattedrale di S. Francesco
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Simone Giusti
Map
Italy Tuscany Diocese map Livorno.svg
Website
www.diocesilivorno.it

The Italian Catholic Diocese of Livorno (Latin: Dioecesis Liburnensis) in Tuscany, was created in 1806. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Pisa.[1][2] The current bishop is Simone Giusti.[3]

Livorno was traditionally called Leghorn in English. The first bishop was Filippo Ganucci[4]

History[edit]

Bishops[edit]

  • Filippo Ganucci (6 Oct 1806 - 12 Feb 1813 Died)
  • Angiolo Maria Gilardoni (13 Aug 1821 - 23 Jun 1834 Appointed, Bishop of Pistoia e Prato)
  • Raffaello de Ghantuz Cubbe (23 Jun 1834 - 2 Dec 1840 Died)
  • Giulio Metti, C.O. (29 Jul 1872 - 4 Sep 1874 Died)
  • Raffaele Mezzetti (21 Dec 1874 - 13 Aug 1880 Resigned)
  • Remiglo Pacini (20 Aug 1880 - 6 Jan 1886 Died)
  • Leopoldo Franchi (7 Jun 1886 - 11 Feb 1898 Resigned)
  • Giulio Matteoli (24 Mar 1898 - 25 Jul 1900 Died)
  • Sabbatino Giani (17 Dec 1900 - 18 Feb 1921 Died)
  • Giovanni Piccioni (13 Jun 1921 - 10 Feb 1959 Died)
  • Andrea Pangrazio (10 Feb 1959 - 4 Apr 1962 Appointed, Archbishop of Gorizia e Gradisca)
  • Emiliano Guano (27 Apr 1962 - 26 Sep 1970 Died)
  • Alberto Ablondi (26 Sep 1970 - 9 Dec 2000 Died)
  • Diego Coletti (9 Dec 2000 - 2 Dec 2006 Appointed, Bishop of Como)
  • Simone Giusti (18 Oct 2007–present)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Livorno" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Livorno" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Bishop Simone Giusti " Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  4. ^ [1], [2].

Coordinates: 42°24′00″N 12°52′00″E / 42.4000°N 12.8667°E / 42.4000; 12.8667