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Archdiocese of Benevento

Archidioecesis Beneventanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Andrea Mugione, Archbishop
  • Serafino Sprovieri, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 26 May 969
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 1,691 (653 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Campania
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesidibenevento.it/
  • Mailing Address: Palazzo Arcivescovile, Piazza Orsini 27, 82100 Benevento, Italia
  • Telephone: 0824.32.33.24
  • Fax: 0824.32.33.78

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Benevento
1st CenturyErectedDiocese of Benevento (erected)
Archdiocese of Benevento
26 May 969ElevatedDiocese of Benevento Archdiocese of Benevento

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Benevento
1950333,500335,00099.6%267104371898187370161ap1951
1959333,500333,90099.9%2201063261,023180435163ap1960
1970319,495321,11499.5%1931243171,007192469163ap1971
1980285,194287,42399.2%1561052611,092129377165ap1981
1990266,000270,00098.5%118912091,2723119208120ap1991
1999263,000265,74499.0%1171272441,07716210320117ap2000
2000263,100265,80099.0%1301202501,05218197324116ap2001
2001263,100265,80099.0%1321112431,08219186314116ap2002
2002263,100265,80099.0%1421082501,05219179291116ap2003
2003263,100265,80099.0%151982491,05620150280116ap2004
2004265,000266,30099.5%154972511,05520150280116ap2005
2006265,000267,00099.3%153782311,14732116249116ap2007
2012270,000272,00099.3%142742161,25046116250117ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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