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Archdiocese of Genova {Genoa}

Archidioecesis Ianuensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Angelo Bagnasco, Cardinal, Archbishop
  • Giovanni Canestri, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Split: 16 September 1989
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 966 (373 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Liguria
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesi.genova.it/
  • Mailing Address: Arcivescovado, Piazza Matteotti 4, 16123 Genova, Italia
  • Telephone: 010.27.001
  • Fax: 010.27.00.220

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Genova
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Genova (erected)
Archdiocese of Genova
20 March 1133ElevatedDiocese of Genova Archdiocese of Genova
Archdiocese of Genova-Bobbio
30 September 1986UnitedDiocese of Bobbio (-Abbey of San Colombano)
Archdiocese of Genova
Archdiocese of Genova-Bobbio
16 September 1989SplitArchdiocese of Genova-Bobbio
Diocese of Piacenza
Diocese of Piacenza-Bobbio
Archdiocese of Genova {Genoa}
16 September 1989SplitArchdiocese of Genova-Bobbio Archdiocese of Genova {Genoa}

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Genova
1950758,422.0%6114141,0250600235ap1951
1969934,000941,64199.2%5705261,0968527693,925272ap1971
1980987,0001,038,00095.1%5525101,06292916992,750274ap1981
Archdiocese of Genova-Bobbio
Archdiocese of Genova {Genoa}
1990890,313902,21398.7%505451956931106152,216278ap1991
1999784,588843,64493.0%4053737781,008164861,630278ap2000
2000773,016831,20193.0%4003497491,032184501,578278ap2001
2001773,325831,53393.0%3913387291,060214411,560278ap2002
2002752,111808,72293.0%3863277131,054214471,560278ap2003
2003690,133726,09395.0%3703126821,011234091,498278ap2004
2004775,980834,38893.0%3623096711,156234191,455278ap2005
2006671,423721,96093.0%3483076551,025294161,365278ap2007

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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