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Diocese of

Oria

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 922 km²

Population: 168,800 Catholics (95.0% of 177,650 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Taranto

Neighbouring Dioceses: Taranto (←), Brindisi–Ostuni (↗), Nardò–Gallipoli (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: S. Barsanofio

Statistics: 43 parishes, 112 priests (76 diocesan, 36 religious), 4 deacons, 233 lay religious (38 brothers, 195 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

Address: Piazza Cattedrale 9, 72024 Oria, Italy

Phone: 0831 845093

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History


Special Churches

Taranto (←), Brindisi–Ostuni (↗), Nardò–Gallipoli (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.01.23 – ...):Bishop Vincenzo Pisanello (59)Bishop Vincenzo Pisanello (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Oria (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vincenzo Pisanello (59)Bishop Vincenzo Pisanello (59)Permalink
(2010.01.23 – ...)

Bishop of Oria (Italy)

In verbo tuo

Born:1959.05.03 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.08

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (2010.01.23 – ...)

Bishop Michele Castoro (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2005.05.14 – 2009.07.15)

In nomine Jesu

Born:1952.01.14 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1977.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:2005.06.25
Died:2018.05.05 († 66)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (2005.05.14 – 2009.07.15)

Archbishop of Manfredonia–Vieste–San Giovanni Rotondo (Italy) (2009.07.15 – 2018.05.05)

Bishop Marcello Semeraro (70)Bishop Marcello Semeraro (70)Permalink
(1998.07.25 – 2004.10.01)

Bishop of Albano (Italy)
Apostolic Administrator of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata of the Italo-Albanese (Italy)
Secretary of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia
Pontifical Delegate for Italian Basilian Order of Grottaferrata

In spiritu seminare

Born:1947.12.22 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1971.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.09.29

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1998.07.25 – 2004.10.01)

Bishop of Albano (Italy) (2004.10.01 – ...)

Secretary of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia (2013.04.13 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (2013.11.04 – ...)

Pontifical Delegate for Italian Basilian Order of Grottaferrata (2016.04.04 – ...)

Bishop Armando FrancoPermalink
(1981.09.12 – 1997.12.15)

In verbo veritatis

Born:1922.05.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1977.01.09
Died:1997.12.15 († 75)

Bishop of Melfi (Italy) (1976.10.25 – 1981.09.12)

Bishop of Rapolla (Italy) (1976.10.25 – 1981.09.12)

Bishop of Venosa (Italy) (1976.10.25 – 1981.09.12)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1981.09.12 – 1997.12.15)

Cardinal Salvatore De Giorgi (87)Bishop Salvatore De Giorgi (87) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1978.03.17 – 1981.04.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Ara Coeli
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Palermo (Italy)

In caritate pax

Born:1930.09.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1953.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1973.12.27
Created Cardinal:1998.02.21

Titular Bishop of Tulana (1973.11.21 – 1975.11.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1973.11.21 – 1975.11.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1975.11.29 – 1978.03.17)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1978.03.17 – 1981.04.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Foggia (Italy) (1981.04.04 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Bovino (Italy) (1981.04.04 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Troia (Italy) (1981.04.04 – 1986.09.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Foggia–Bovino (Italy) (1986.09.30 – 1987.10.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Taranto (Italy) (1987.10.10 – 1990.05.11)

General Ecclesiastical Assistant of Italian Catholic Action (1990.02.02 – 1996.04.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palermo (Italy) (1996.04.04 – 2006.12.19)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Ara Coeli (1998.02.21 [1998.05.30] – ...)

Bishop Alberico SemeraroPermalink
(1947.05.01 – 1978.03.17)

Born:1903.01.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1925.04.11
Consecrated Bishop:1947.06.30
Died:2000.05.24 († 97)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1947.05.01 – 1978.03.17)

Bishop Antonio Di TommasoPermalink
(1903.06.22 – 1947.02.08)

Born:1860.08.10 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1883
Died:1956.03.02 († 95)

Titular Bishop of Eudocias (1902.06.09 – 1903.06.22)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1903.06.22 – 1947.02.08)

Titular Bishop of Cyrene (1947.02.08 – 1956.03.02)

Bishop Teodosio Maria GargiuloPermalink
(1895.06.20 – 1902.12.16)

Born:1845.10.07 (Italy)
Died:1902.12.16 († 57)

Titular Bishop of Nilopolis (1895.03.18 – 1895.06.20)

Coadjutor Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1895.03.18 – 1895.06.20)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1895.06.20 – 1902.12.16)

Bishop Tommaso MontefuscoPermalink
(1888.06.01 – 1895.06.20)

Born:1837.02.14 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1861.03.30
Consecrated Bishop:1883.03.18
Died:1895.06.20 († 58)

Titular Bishop of Corycus (1883.03.15 – 1888.06.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1883.03.15 – 1888.06.01)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1888.06.01 – 1895.06.20)

Bishop Luigi Margarita, C.M.Permalink
(1851.02.17 – 1887.05)

Born:1800.02.01 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1851.03.30
Died:1887.05 († 87)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1851.02.17 – 1887.05)

Bishop Giovanni Domenico GuidaPermalink
(1833.07.29 – 1848)

Born:1777.08.04 (Italy)
Died:1848 († 71)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1833.07.29 – 1848)

Bishop Michele LanzettaPermalink
(1829.07.01 – 1832)

Born:1767.05.17 (Italy)
Died:1842.04.25 († 74)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1829.07.01 – 1832)

Bishop of Lacedonia (Italy) (1834.01.20 – 1842.04.25)

Bishop Francesco Saverio Triggiani, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(1818.12.21 – 1828.12.27)

Born:1767.11.12 (Italy)
Died:1829.07.10 († 61)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1818.12.21 – 1828.12.27)

Bishop Fabrizio Cimino, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1798.01.29 – 1818.03.22)

Born:1733.03.29 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1756.03.13
Consecrated Bishop:1798.02.02
Died:1818.03.22 († 84)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1798.01.29 – 1818.03.22)

Bishop Alessandro Maria KalefatiPermalink
(1781.09.17 – 1794.12.30)

Died:1794.12.30

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1781.09.17 – 1794.12.30)

Bishop Enrico CelajaPermalink
(1772.03.30 – 1780)

Died:1780

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1772.03.30 – 1780)

Bishop Giovanni CapecePermalink
(1770 – 1772)

Died:1772

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1770 – 1772)

Bishop Francesco Antonio De Los ReyesPermalink
(1756.04.05 – 1769.02.19)

Died:1769.02.19

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1756.04.05 – 1769.02.19)

Bishop Castrese ScaiaPermalink
(1746.11.28 – 1755)

Died:1755

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1746.11.28 – 1755)

Bishop Giambattista LabanchiPermalink
(1720.05.26 – 1745)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1720.05.26 – 1745)

Bishop Tommaso Maria Francia, O.P.Permalink
(1697 – 1719.01.28)

Died:1719.01.28

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1697 – 1719.01.28)

Bishop Carlo CuzzolinoPermalink
(1675 – 1697.02.25)

Died:1698.08

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1675 – 1697.02.25)

Bishop of Pozzuoli (Italy) (1697.02.25 – 1698.08)

Bishop Raffaele de PalmaPermalink
(1650 – 1674)

Died:1674

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1650 – 1674)

Bishop Marco Antonio ParisiPermalink
(1632.11.24 – 1649.01.24)

Born: (Italy)
Died:1649.01.24

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1632.11.24 – 1649.01.24)

Bishop Giandomenico Ridolfi, C.R.Permalink
(1619 – 1630)

Died:1630

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1619 – 1630)

Bishop Cam CarnevaliPermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (? – ?)

Bishop Lucio FornariPermalink
(1601 – 1618.09)

Died:1618.09

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1601 – 1618.09)

Bishop Vincenzo Del Tufo, C.R.Permalink
(1596 – 1600.09)

Died:1600.09

Bishop of Oria (Italy) (1596 – 1600.09)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.07.29

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