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Archdiocese of Chieti-Vasto

Archidioecesis Theatinus-Vastensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Bruno Forte, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Name Changed: 30 September 1986
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 2,539 (980 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Abruzzo-Molise
  • Official Web Site: http://www.chieti.chiesacattolica.it/
  • Mailing Address: Piazza G. G. Valignani 4, 66100 Chieti, Italia
  • Telephone: 0871.35.911
  • Fax: 0871.33.05.15

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Chieti
6th CenturyErectedDiocese of Chieti (erected)
Archdiocese of Chieti
1 July 1526ElevatedDiocese of Chieti Archdiocese of Chieti
Archdiocese of Chieti-Vasto
30 September 1986Name ChangedArchdiocese of Chieti Archdiocese of Chieti-Vasto

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Chieti
1949350,000350,000100.0%207902971,178120425133ap1951
1958333,468335,46899.4%190942841,174142491133ap1960
1970292,000294,03099.3%1801022821,035127578141ap1971
1980290,729296,02998.2%171992701,0761122420156ap1981
Archdiocese of Chieti-Vasto
1990311,500316,50098.4%158872451,2716113391158ap1991
1999316,000321,16298.4%159762351,344687364158ap2000
2000313,935315,86599.4%167812481,265696370158ap2001
2001313,855315,86599.4%166852511,2505107373158ap2002
2002313,855315,87099.4%155802351,3351493401158ap2003
2003310,350314,80098.6%151792301,3491492401158ap2004
2004308,600313,50098.4%146802261,3651496400158ap2005
2006305,882312,98297.7%148752231,3711793370157ap2007

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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