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Diocese of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro

Dioecesis Arretina-Cortonensis-Biturgensis seu Burgi Sancti Sepulchri

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  • Andrea Migliavacca, Bishop
  • Riccardo Fontana, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Arezzo
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Arezzo (erected)
19 June 1325Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo Diocese of Cortona (erected)
13 August 1462Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo Diocese of Pienza e Montalcino (erected)
22 September 1515Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo Diocese of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro) (erected)
10 November 1561Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo Diocese of Montepulciano (erected)
10 May 1947Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo (S. Fiorenzo in Vescona and Muciliano)
Diocese of Chiusi e Pienza (S. Nazario)
Territorial Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore
19 February 1962Territory AddedDiocese of Città di Castello (S. Maria alia Rassinata Parish) Diocese of Arezzo
14 March 1962Territory AddedDiocese of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro) (Parish of S. Maria alia Sovara (in Anghiari)) Diocese of Arezzo
14 March 1962Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo (Parish of S. Maria a Scandolaia (in Monterchi), Church of St. Francis (in Montante/Anghiari)) Diocese of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro)
15 October 1964Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo (San Cristoforo a Piazzano in Tuoro sul Trasimeno) Diocese of Cortona
21 November 1978Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo (S. Ansano a Dofana and S. Maria a Montaperti) Archdiocese of Siena
Diocese of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro
30 September 1986UnitedDiocese of Arezzo
Diocese of Cortona
Diocese of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro)
Diocese of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro
15 July 2017Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro (San Giovanni Evangelista (in Terontola in Arezzo) and San Martino in Borghetto di Tuoro) Archdiocese of Perugia-Città della Pieve


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Arezzo
Diocese of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Diocese of Arezzo
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 104
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 94
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 116
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 93
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 97, and Page 98
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 98, and Page 99
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 7, Page 87
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 8, Page 120
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 9, Page 66
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 741, to Page 742
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 54, Page 470, and Page 471
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 54, Page 530, and Page 531
  • Diocese of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 79, Page 654, to Page 656


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