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Diocese of Roma {Rome}

Dioecesis Urbs seu Romana



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Bishop(s)

  • Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., Pope
  • Baldassare Reina, Vicegerent
  • Benoni Ambăruş, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Michele Di Tolve, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Dario Gervasi, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Paolo Ricciardi, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Daniele Salera, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Camillo Ruini, Cardinal, Vicar General Emeritus
  • Agostino Vallini, Cardinal, Vicar General Emeritus
  • Enzo Dieci, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Guerino Di Tora, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Paolino Schiavon, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Paolo Selvadagi, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1st CenturyErectedDiocese of Roma {Rome} (erected)
17 March 1934Territory AddedSuburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Roma {Rome} (Boundaries adjusted)
5 January 1946Territory AddedSuburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina (Prima Porta and Grotta Rossa) Diocese of Roma {Rome}
22 May 1948Territory AddedSuburbicarian See of Ostia (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Roma {Rome} (Boundaries adjusted)
5 April 1954Territory AddedSuburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina
Diocese of Roma {Rome}
8 February 1965Territory AddedSuburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina Diocese of Roma {Rome}
25 March 1981Territory AddedTerritorial Abbey of Santi Vincenzo ed Anastasio alle tre Fontane (suppressed) Diocese of Civita Castellana, Orte e Gallese (S. Orestes and Ponzani Romani)
Diocese of Nepi e Sutri (Monti Rosei)
Diocese of Roma {Rome} (area in Rome)
Diocese of Sovana e Pitigliano (area in Etruria, Urbetelli, Mont Argentarii, Insula Igilii, and Capalbii)
7 March 2005Territory AddedTerritorial Abbey of San Paolo fuori le Mura (suppressed) Diocese of Roma {Rome}
17 July 2012Territory LostDiocese of Roma {Rome} (San Carlo da Sezze and San Timoteo (in the city) and Santa Aurea in Ostia antiqua) Suburbicarian See of Ostia

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19702,650,002.0%1,3693,3604,72903,36015,800245ap1971
19802,694,8712,766,00097.4%1,6363,5005,1365245,23016,800293ap1981
19902,614,0002,690,00097.2%1,6353,5005,135509295,18920,000320ap1991
19992,591,0002,669,96197.0%3,4514,3307,781332645,87821,500329ap2000
20002,588,0002,667,45197.0%1,5614,3305,891439615,87825,000331ap2001
20012,587,7202,667,16697.0%1,5374,3305,867441615,93221,500335ap2002
20022,454,0002,530,02397.0%1,6813,6505,331460784,47822,000334ap2003
20032,454,0002,787,20688.0%1,7603,6505,410453845,60522,000333ap2004
20042,454,0002,787,20688.0%1,7403,6505,390455885,63021,900333ap2005
20102,473,0002,816,70687.8%1,6313,2914,9225021164,87522,500336ap2011
20112,348,9052,864,51982.0%1,5893,3054,8944791144,92522,705336ap2012
20132,365,9232,885,27282.0%1,5743,2604,8344891224,95222,775334ap2014
20142,365,9232,885,27282.0%1,5743,2604,8344891224,95222,775334ap2015
20162,351,0572,867,14382.0%1,5423,1184,6605041254,82022,740334ap2017
20172,355,9842,873,15282.0%1,5242,1783,7026361333,87022,770334ap2018
20192,607,9953,180,48282.0%1,5082,1853,6937061313,87922,710334ap2020
20202,603,0003,174,44082.0%1,5742,1953,7696901373,93822,720335ap2021
20222,602,7403,175,80082.0%1,3531,8203,1738201353,56222,710332ap2023

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 26, Page 300
  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 38, Page 207, and Page 208
  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 46, Page 504, to Page 506
  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 73, Page 474, to Page 476
  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 97, Page 445, and Page 446

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