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Archdiocese of Oristano

Archidioecesis Arborensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Ignazio Sanna, Archbishop
  • Pier Giuliano Tiddia, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 11th Century
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 3,112 (1,202 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sardegna
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesioristano.it/
  • Mailing Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 41, 09170 Oristano, Italia
  • Telephone: 0783.78.741
  • Fax: 0783.70.239

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11th CenturyErectedArchdiocese of Oristano (erected)
1503Territory AddedDiocese of Santa Giusta (Othoca) (suppressed) Archdiocese of Oristano

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950130,000130,000100.0%116261429153414377ap1951
1970150,488150,513100.0%127341619345037284ap1971
1980148,425148,65099.8%119431629164936286ap1981
1990148,922149,36799.7%1193115099224127285ap1991
1999150,507151,32099.5%111321431,05253836285ap2000
2000151,312152,11699.5%105301351,12063335185ap2001
2001150,723151,52799.5%99291281,17763137285ap2002
2002150,432151,23499.5%99301291,16663235185ap2003
2003148,884149,72199.4%101291301,14563335685ap2004
2004148,762149,57499.5%100281281,16263334385ap2005

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


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