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Archdiocese of Ferrara-Comacchio

Archidioecesis Ferrariensis-Comaclensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Luigi Negri, Archbishop
  • Paolo Rabitti, Archbishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • United: 30 September 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bologna
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 3,138 (1,212 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Emilia-Romagna
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesiferrara.it/
  • Mailing Address: Arcivescovado, Corso Martiri della Liberta 77, 44100 Ferrara, Italia
  • Telephone: 0532.20.97.73
  • Fax: 0532.24.99.78

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Ferrara
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Ferrara (erected)
Archdiocese of Ferrara
27 July 1735ElevatedDiocese of Ferrara Archdiocese of Ferrara
Archdiocese of Ferrara-Comacchio
30 September 1986UnitedDiocese of Comacchio (-Pomposa)
Archdiocese of Ferrara
Archdiocese of Ferrara-Comacchio

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Ferrara
1950221,122222,05799.6%1527122399191720100ap1951
1970252,249.0%15270222094506123ap1971
1980276,862278,94099.3%151702211,25287431125ap1981
Archdiocese of Ferrara-Comacchio
1990324,050328,00098.8%178582361,37365405169ap1991
1999276,000280,00098.6%144401841,500447238169ap2000
2000276,000280,00098.6%141401811,524848236169ap2001
2001277,500281,48598.6%148411891,468948297169ap2002
2002276,000280,31898.5%146381841,500843282169ap2003
2003271,000275,00098.5%138471851,464953263169ap2004
2004269,817273,80098.5%136491851,4581264258169ap2005
2006274,400279,00098.4%140361761,5591243226171ap2007

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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