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Diocese of Imola

Dioecesis Imolensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Giovanni Mosciatti, Bishop
  • Tommaso Ghirelli, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bologna
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 740 (285 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Emilia-Romagna
  • Official Web Site: https://www.diocesiimola.it/
  • Mailing Address: Vescovado, Piazza Duomo 1, 40026 Imola [Bologna], Italia
  • Telephone: 0542.25.000
  • Fax: 0542.34.672

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Imola (erected)
16 November 1940Territory LostDiocese of Imola (S. Petronius in Castelbolognese) Diocese of Faenza
16 November 1940Territory AddedDiocese of Faenza (Bianeanigo) Diocese of Imola

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
188696,701.0%3320122OTC
1950144,226144,45099.8%1964724359316354132ap1951
1969137,200148,90092.1%1623419670046491113ap1971
1980142,700148,20096.3%1392516487031365131ap1981
1990138,500143,60096.4%1391415390517340111ap1991
1999149,000150,00099.3%121151361,095616337108ap2000
2000135,000139,00097.1%120151351,000917170109ap2001
2001135,000140,00096.4%120131331,015914163108ap2002
2002135,000140,00096.4%120121321,022913158108ap2003
2003135,000140,00096.4%117141311,030915153108ap2004
2004135,000140,00096.4%110131231,097915150109ap2005
2006135,000145,00093.1%106131191,134917140108ap2007
2013134,800142,00094.9%101121131,1921414117108ap2014
2016137,500144,90094.9%90151051,3091818110108ap2017
2019136,800144,00095.0%7815931,4701717103108ap2020
2021136,280143,46095.0%7717941,449171995108ap2022

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 284
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 167, and Page 168
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 213
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 209
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 227, and Page 228
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 243
  • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 701, to Page 703
  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 33, Page 122, and Page 123

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