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Diocese of

Fossano

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 275 km²

Population: 38,900 Catholics (93.2% of 41,730 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Torino

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cuneo (↙), Saluzzo (↖), Torino (↑), Alba (↗), Mondovì (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: S. Giovenale

Statistics: 33 parishes, 1 mission, 54 priests (37 diocesan, 17 religious), 4 deacons, 48 lay religious (26 brothers, 22 sisters) (2015)

Address: Via Vescovado 8, 12045 Fossano, Italy

Phone: 0172 60071

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Cuneo (↙), Saluzzo (↖), Torino (↑), Alba (↗), Mondovì (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.10.09 – ...):Bishop Piero Delbosco (62)Bishop Piero Delbosco (62)

Bishop of Cuneo (Italy)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Fossano (Roman Rite)

Bishop Piero Delbosco (62)Bishop Piero Delbosco (62)Permalink
(2015.10.09 – ...)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy)
Bishop of Cuneo (Italy)

Born:1955.08.15 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1980.11.15
Consecrated Bishop:2015.11.29

Bishop of Cuneo (Italy) (2015.10.09 – ...)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (2015.10.09 – ...)

Bishop Giuseppe Cavallotto (77)Bishop Giuseppe Cavallotto (77)Permalink
(2005.08.24 – 2015.10.09)

Bishop emeritus of Fossano (Italy)
Bishop emeritus of Cuneo (Italy)

Vitam impendere vero

Born:1940.02.13 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2005.10.15

Bishop of Cuneo (Italy) (2005.08.24 – 2015.10.09)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (2005.08.24 – 2015.10.09)

Bishop Natalino PescaroloPermalink
(1992.05.04 – 2005.08.24)

Born:1929.03.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1952.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1990.05.05
Died:2015.01.04 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Alessano (1990.04.07 – 1992.05.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cuneo (Italy) (1990.04.07 – 1992.05.04)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1992.05.04 – 2005.08.24)

Bishop of Cuneo (Italy) (1999.02.01 – 2005.08.24)

Cardinal Severino Poletto (84)Bishop Severino Poletto (84) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1980.10.29 – 1989.03.16)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuseppe in Via Trionfale pro hac vice Title
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Torino (Italy)

In sequela Christi

Born:1933.03.18 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.17
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21

Coadjutor Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1980.04.03 – 1980.10.29)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1980.10.29 – 1989.03.16)

Bishop of Asti (Italy) (1989.03.16 – 1999.06.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Torino (Italy) (1999.06.19 – 2010.10.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuseppe in Via Trionfale pro hac vice Title (2001.02.21 [2001.03.19] – ...)

Archbishop Giovanni Francesco DadonePermalink
(1963.09.17 – 1980.10.29)

Born:1908.11.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1931.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1952.06.01
Died:1980.10.29 († 71)

Archbishop of Santa Severina (Italy) (1952.03.28 – 1963.09.17)

Archbishop-Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1963.09.17 – 1980.10.29)

Bishop Dionisio BorraPermalink
(1943.04.30 – 1963.09.02)

Born:1886.10.21 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1910.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1943.06.29
Died:1972.01.07 († 85)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1943.04.30 – 1963.09.02)

Titular Bishop of Zeugma in Syria (1963.09.02 – 1972.01.07)

Bishop Angelo SoraccoPermalink
(1934.12.12 – 1943.03.11)

Born:1890.04.10 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1914
Consecrated Bishop:1935.03.19
Died:1943.03.11 († 52)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1934.12.12 – 1943.03.11)

Bishop Quirico TravainiPermalink
(1919.01.16 – 1934.03.19)

Born:1866.06.21 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1893.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1919.06.01
Died:1934.03.19 († 67)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1919.01.16 – 1934.03.19)

Bishop of Cuneo (Italy) (1926.06.21 – 1934.03.19)

Bishop Giosuè Signori (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1910.04.26 – 1918.12.23)

Born:1859.12.18 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1883.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1910.05.16
Died:1923.11.25 († 63)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1910.04.26 – 1918.12.23)

Bishop of Alessandria (Italy) (1918.12.23 – 1921.11.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Genova (Italy) (1921.11.21 – 1923.11.25)

Bishop Emiliano ManacordaPermalink
(1871.11.24 – 1909)

Born:1833.08.04 (Italy)
Died:1909 († 76)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1871.11.24 – 1909)

Bishop Carlo Giacinto Luigi Maria FantiniPermalink
(1849.09.28 – 1852)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1849.09.28 – 1852)

Bishop Ferdinando Bruno di TornafortePermalink
(1836.02.01 – 1848)

Died:1848

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1836.02.01 – 1848)

Bishop Luigi Fransoni (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1821.08.13 – 1832.02.24)

Born:1789.03.29 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1814.12.11
Consecrated Bishop:1821
Died:1862.03.26 († 72)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1821.08.13 – 1832.02.24)

Apostolic Administrator of Torino (Italy) (1831.08 – 1832.02.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Torino (Italy) (1832.02.24 – 1862.03.26)

Bishop Carlo Giuseppe MorozzoPermalink
(1762.05.02 – 1800.11.18)

Died:1800.11.18

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1762.05.02 – 1800.11.18)

Bishop Filippo MazzettiPermalink
(1755.02.17 – 1761)

Died:1761

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1755.02.17 – 1761)

Bishop Giambattista PensaPermalink
(1741.04.17 – 1754.06.01)

Died:1754.06.01

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1741.04.17 – 1754.06.01)

Bishop Cristoforo Lorenzo BarattaPermalink
(1727.08 – 1740.07.20)

Died:1740.07.20

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1727.08 – 1740.07.20)

Bishop Maurizio BertonePermalink
(1678.03.28 – 1701.11.27)

Died:1701.11.27

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1678.03.28 – 1701.11.27)

Bishop Ottaviano della Rovere, B.Permalink
(1675.06.17 – 1677.10)

Born: (Italy)
Died:1677.10

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1675.06.17 – 1677.10)

Bishop Clemente Ascanio Sandri-TrottiPermalink
(1658.07.08 – 1675.04.20)

Died:1675.04.20

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1658.07.08 – 1675.04.20)

Bishop Nicola Dalmatico, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1648.11.25 – 1653.04.20)

Died:1653.04.20

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1648.11.25 – 1653.04.20)

Bishop Federico Sandri-TrottiPermalink
(1627.12.20 – 1646.11.05)

Died:1646.11.05

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1627.12.20 – 1646.11.05)

Bishop Agostino Solaro di MorettaPermalink
(1621.03.29 – 1625)

Died:1625.06.18

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1621.03.29 – 1625)

Bishop of Saluzzo (Italy) (1625 – 1625.06.18)

Bishop Tommaso Piolatto, C.R.L.Permalink
(1606 – 1620.09.15)

Died:1620.09.15

Titular Bishop of Paphos (1605.07.18 – 1606)

Coadjutor Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1605.07.18 – 1606)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1606 – 1620.09.15)

Bishop Pedro de LeónPermalink
(1602.05.04 – 1606)

Died:1606

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1602.05.04 – 1606)

Bishop Camillo DaddeoPermalink
(1592.04.15 – 1600.09.24)

Died:1600.09.24

Bishop of Brugnato (Italy) (1584.08.13 – 1592.04.15)

Bishop of Fossano (Italy) (1592.04.15 – 1600.09.24)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.10.16

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