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Diocese of Acireale

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Bishop(s)

  • Antonino Raspanti, Bishop
  • Pio Vittorio Vigo, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 June 1844
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Catania
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 665 (256 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sicilia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesi.acireale.ct.it/
  • Mailing Address: Vescovado, Largo Giovanni XXIII 3, 95024 Acireale [Catania], Italia
  • Telephone: 095.60.11.02
  • Fax: 095.76.39.460

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 June 1844ErectedDiocese of Catania
Archdiocese of Messina
Diocese of Acireale (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1886130,697.0%416027OTC
1950167,000168,00099.4%21610031652810046794ap1951
1959162,300164,50098.7%21110331451616942599ap1960
1970174,793175,21599.8%19395288606152482110ap1971
1980183,504184,19299.6%16169230797118453110ap1981
1990206,000207,65799.2%147552021,019280361111ap1991
1999221,622223,72299.1%141361771,252866321111ap2000
2000221,622223,72299.1%139361751,266864321111ap2001
2001221,622223,72299.1%140361761,259964313111ap2002
2002222,623224,72599.1%138361741,2791158313111ap2003
2003223,623225,72599.1%134361701,3151157311111ap2004
2004223,623225,72599.1%135371721,3001057311111ap2005
2006225,000227,70098.8%135361711,315954296111ap2007
2012227,900231,30098.5%135321671,364947270112ap2013
2015232,600236,60098.3%131321631,426746260112ap2016

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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