Roman Catholic Diocese of Pavia

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Diocese of Pavia
Dioecesis Papiensis
Duomo Pavia.jpg
Pavia Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Milan
Statistics
Area 782 km2 (302 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
185,161
173,000 (approx.) (93.4%)
Parishes 100
Information
Rite Roman
Established 1st Century
Cathedral Cattedrale di Maria Assunta e S. Stefano Protomartire
Secular priests 110 (diocesan)
24 (Religious Orders)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Corrado Sanguineti
Map
Roman Catholic Diocese of Pavia in Italy.svg
Website
www.diocesi.pavia.it

The Diocese of Pavia (Latin: Dioecesis Papiensis) is a see of the Catholic Church in Italy. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Milan.[1][2] The diocese has produced one Pope and Patriarch of Venice, and three cardinals.

The diocese's motherchurch and thus seat of its bishop is the Cattedrale di Maria Assunta e S. Stefano Protomartire. The current Bishop of Pavia is Corrado Sanguineti, appointed by Pope John Paul II on 1 December 2003.[contradictory]

Bishops of Pavia[edit]

Parishes[edit]

The diocese's 100 parishes are all located in the (civil) region Lombardy: 97 in the Province of Pavia and 2 in the Province of Milan.[6] There is one priest for every 1291 Catholics.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Pavia" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Pavia" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Chiesa, Innocenzo (1634). Della vita di Santo Siro, primo vescovo di Pavia, libri tre (in Italian). Milan: F. Ghisolfi.  Pralini, Cesare; Moiraghi, Pietro (1880–1890). San Siro, Primo Vescovo ... Di Pavia. Studio Storico-critico. Edizione Figurata (in Italian). 2 vols. Pavia: Stabilimento tipografico-librario successori Bizzoni. 
  4. ^ Faustino Gianani (1961). San Teodoro: vescovo di Pavia: il santo, la basilica, i tesori (in Italian) (2nd ed.). Pavia: Fusi. 
  5. ^ Gerdil, Giacinto-Sigismondo (1828). Vita del B. Alessandro Sauli ... vescovo d' Aleria poi di Pavia (in Italian). Milano: Pogliani. pp. 265–319. 
  6. ^ Source for parishes: CCI (2008), Parrocchie, Chiesa Cattolica Italiana, retrieved 2008-03-13 .

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