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Archdiocese of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela

Archidioecesis Messanensis-Liparensis-Sanctae Luciae



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Bishop(s)

  • Calogero La Piana, S.D.B., Archbishop
  • Ignazio Cannavò, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Giovanni Marra, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • United: 30 September 1986
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 1,848 (713 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sicilia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesimessina.net/
  • Mailing Address: Via Garibaldi 67, 98122 Messina, Italia
  • Telephone: 090.66.84.111
  • Fax: 090.66.84.206

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Messina
5th CenturyErectedDiocese of Messina (erected)
Archdiocese of Messina
12th CenturyElevatedDiocese of Messina Archdiocese of Messina
Archdiocese of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela
30 September 1986UnitedDiocese of Lipari
Archdiocese of Messina
Territorial Prelature of Santa Lucia del Mela
Archdiocese of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Messina
1949399,000400,00099.8%2941604548782701,700250ap1951
1969478,000495,50096.5%2742285029522921,120214ap1971
1980447,100457,00097.8%2411764171,072230944239ap1981
Archdiocese of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela
1990514,000526,00097.7%2672164831,06415278913241ap1991
1999503,000518,36097.0%2481874351,15646237720243ap2000
2000503,000518,36097.0%2501854351,15646236706243ap2001
2001503,000518,36097.0%2351804151,21253240690244ap2002
2002503,000518,36097.0%2381824201,19753210675244ap2003
2003486,329487,42999.8%2411023431,41762165502244ap2004
2004486,329487,42999.8%2411053461,40562232489244ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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