Roman Catholic Diocese of Santorini

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Diocese of Santorini
Dioecesis Sanctoriensis
Επισκοπή Θήρας
Location
Country Greece
Ecclesiastical province Naxos, Andros, Tinos and Mykonos
Metropolitan Naxos, Andros, Tinos and Mykonos
Statistics
Area 495 km2 (191 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
12,366
450 (4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 1204
Cathedral Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Sede Vacante
Metropolitan Archbishop Nikólaos Printesis
Emeritus Bishops Franghískos Papamanólis

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Santorini (Latin: Dioecesis Sanctoriensis) is a diocese located in the city of Santorini in the Ecclesiastical province of Naxos, Andros, Tinos and Mykonos in Greece.[1][2]

History[edit]

  • 1204: Established as Diocese of Santorini, also called Diocese of Thera[3]

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Agostino (16 Nov 1477 Ordained Bishop - 1494 Died)
...
  • Acenario López (31 Mar 1516 - 1521 Died)
  • Santiago Calatayud, O.S.A. (20 Feb 1521 - 1526 Died)
  • Rodrigo de Beniambras (11 Mar 1527 - 1535 Died)
  • Benedetto, O. Cist. (6 Aug 1535 - 1539 Died)
  • Dionisio de Avila, O. de M. (29 Oct 1539 - 1552 Died)
  • Ludovico de Argentis (12 Sep 1552 - )
  • Marco Lauro, O.P. (16 Dec 1555 - 26 Jan 1560 Appointed, Bishop of Satriano e Campagna)
  • Domenico di Grammatica (26 Apr 1560 - 1565 Died)
  • Bernardo Lauro, O.P. (12 Oct 1565 - 7 Oct 1583 Appointed, Bishop of Milos)
  • Angelo di Cipro, O.P. (7 Nov 1583 - 1585 Resigned)
  • Bernardo Lauro, O.P. (27 Nov 1585 - 1588 Died)
  • Antonio de Marchi (16 Mar 1588 - )[4]
  • Pietro de Marchi, O.P. (18 Apr 1611 - 19 Feb 1625 Appointed, Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne))
  • Giovanni Maria Galli (bishop), O.F.M. (21 Apr 1625 - )
  • Andrea Soffiani (4 Mar 1630 - 10 Mar 1642 Appointed, Bishop of Chios (Scio))
  • Gerolamo de Paduano, O.F.M. (16 Jun 1642 - 26 Dec 1666 Died)
  • Francesco Santaggi (14 May 1668 - Aug 1686 Died)
  • Giovanni d'Aviani (12 Aug 1686 - 1687 Died)
  • Francesco Crispo (24 Nov 1687 - Feb 1714 Died)
  • Luigi Guarchi (1 Oct 1714 - 26 Sep 1738 Appointed, Bishop of Tinos)
  • Francesco Antonio Razzolini, O.F.M. Conv. (14 Dec 1739 - 7 May 1746 Resigned)
  • Domenico Mainetta (19 Dec 1746 - 20 Feb 1758 Resigned)
  • Giovanni Battista Crispi (19 Jul 1758 - 12 Jul 1773 Appointed, Archbishop of Naxos)
  • Giorgio Stay (12 Jul 1773 - 16 May 1774 Died)
  • Pietro Delenda (27 Jun 1774 - 20 Mar 1807 Died)
  • Iosephus Maria Tobia, O.F.M. Conv. (21 Feb 1809 - 19 Jul 1815 Died)
  • Caspar Delenda (19 Jul 1815 Succeeded - 16 Sep 1825 Died)
  • Luca de Cigalla (15 Dec 1828 - 12 Feb 1847 Died)
  • François Cuculla (10 Sep 1847 - 14 Jan 1853 Appointed, Archbishop of Naxos)
  • Niccola Adolfo Marinelli (14 Jan 1853 - 9 Dec 1855 Resigned)
  • Lorenzo Bergeretti (29 Jul 1856 - 22 Aug 1862 Appointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Naxos)
  • Fedele Abbati (Abati), O.F.M. (27 Mar 1863 - 16 Oct 1877 Resigned)
  • Antonio Galibert (4 Feb 1879 - 8 Aug 1906 Died)
  • Michele Camilleri (1 Jul 1907 - 19 Mar 1931 Died)
  • Timoteo Giorgio Raymundos, O.F.M. Cap. (12 Jan 1932 - 4 May 1945 Resigned)
  • Georges Xenopulos, S.J. (22 Feb 1947 - 27 Jun 1974 Retired)
  • Frangiskos Papamanolis, O.F.M. Cap. (27 Jun 1974 - 13 May 2014 Retired)
  • Petros Stefanou (13 May 2014 -

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Santorini {Thira}" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Santorini" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14629a.htm
  4. ^ "Bishop Antonio de Marchi" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016

Coordinates: 36°25′14″N 25°25′50″E / 36.4206°N 25.4306°E / 36.4206; 25.4306