Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Pompei

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Territorial Prelature of Pompei
Praelatura Territorialis Pompeianus seu Beatissimae Virginis Mariae a Rosario
Santuario Pompei 04 - Esterni.jpg
Pompei Cathedral
Country  Italy
Metropolitan Napoli
Area 12 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
25,200 (est.) (96.4%)
Rite Latin Rite
Established 20 March 1926 (91 years ago)
Cathedral Santuario Basilica Pontificia della Madonna del Rosario
(Cathedral & Pontifical Basilica)
Secular priests 42 (secular)
5 (Religious Orders)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Tommaso Caputo

The Territorial Prelature of Pompei also called the Territorial Prelature of the Blessed Virgin Mary of the Most Holy Rosary (Latin: Praelatura Territorialis Pompeianus seu Beatissimae Virginis Mariae a Rosario) is a Roman Catholic territorial prelature located in the city of Pompei in the Ecclesiastical province of Napoli in Italy. The cathedral of the territorial prelature is the Shrine of the Virgin of the Rosary of Pompei.


  • 20 March 1926: Established as Territorial Prelature of Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario
  • 8 May 1951: Renamed as Territorial Prelature of Pompei



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Coordinates: 40°45′00″N 14°30′00″E / 40.7500°N 14.5000°E / 40.7500; 14.5000