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Diocese of Mileto-Nicotera-Tropea

Dioecesis Miletensis-Nicotriensis-Tropiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Attilio Nostro, Bishop
  • Luigi Renzo, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • United: 30 September 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Reggio Calabria-Bova
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 943 (364 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Calabria
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesimileto.it/
  • Mailing Address: Via Episcopio 5, 89852 Mileto [Vibo Valentia], Italia
  • Telephone: 0963.33.80.80; 0963.33.83.97
  • Fax: 0963.33.83.97

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Mileto
4 February 1083ErectedDiocese of Tauriana (suppressed)
Diocese of Vibo Valentia (Vibona) (suppressed)
Diocese of Mileto (erected)
10 June 1979Territory LostDiocese of Mileto (Palmi, Anoia, Pietro di CaridÓ, San Proeopio, Seminara, Serrata, Sinopoli, Taurianova along with St. Michael the Archangel in Acquaro di Cosoleto) Diocese of Oppido Mamertina
10 June 1979Territory LostDiocese of Mileto (S. Maria a Monte Carmelo in Ceramida) Archdiocese of Reggio Calabria
Diocese of Mileto-Nicotera-Tropea
30 September 1986UnitedDiocese of Mileto
Diocese of Nicotera e Tropea
Diocese of Mileto-Nicotera-Tropea
18 November 1989Territory AddedDiocese of Lamezia Terme (Montesoro district of Filadelfia) Diocese of Mileto-Nicotera-Tropea

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Mileto
1886189,537.0%6970132OTC
1950399,000400,00099.8%237392761,44560230132ap1951
1970301,200302,00099.7%172312031,48339277141ap1971
1980131,000133,85597.9%89151041,259168088ap1981
Diocese of Mileto-Nicotera-Tropea
1990161,500166,50097.0%110291391,161131140129ap1991
1999160,000166,00096.4%103281311,221430130129ap2000
2000160,000166,00096.4%102271291,240430130130ap2001
2001160,000166,00096.4%104311351,185534130130ap2002
2002160,000166,00096.4%106311371,167743130130ap2003
2003160,000166,00096.4%112311431,118735130131ap2004
2004160,000166,00096.4%111301411,134735130131ap2005
2013155,900170,70091.3%119191381,1291521125132ap2014
2016159,100174,20091.3%111281391,1441329125133ap2017
2019158,265173,34091.3%110271371,1551328110133ap2020
2021157,700172,67091.3%113271401,1261627110133ap2022

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Diocese of Mileto
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 340, and Page 341
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 192
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 244
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 242
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 267
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 288
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 896, to Page 897
  • Diocese of Mileto-Nicotera-Tropea
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 79, Page 744, to Page 746
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 82, Page 841, to Page 843

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