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Italo-Albanese Diocese of

Piana degli Albanesi

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Italo-Albanese (Byzantine)

Type: Diocese

Area: 418 km²

Population: 29,100 Catholics (95.3% of 30,550 total) (2014)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Monreale (↑), Palermo (↗), Agrigento (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: S. Demetrio Megalomartire

Statistics: 15 parishes, 28 priests (diocesan), 3 deacons, 154 lay religious (16 brothers, 138 sisters), 6 seminarians (2014)

Address: Piazza San Nicola 1, 90037 Piana degli Albanesi, Italy

Phone: 091 8571029

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Monreale (↑), Palermo (↗), Agrigento (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.03.31 – ...):Bishop Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro (68)Bishop Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese Rite)

Bishop Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro (68)Bishop Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro (68)Permalink
(2015.03.31 – ...)

Bishop of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy)

Edificando nell’Unità

Born:1948.01.16 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1972.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:2015.06.28

Bishop of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (2015.03.31 – ...)

Cardinal Paolo Romeo (78)Cardinal Paolo Romeo (78)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.04.08 – 2015.03.31)

Bishop Sotìr Ferrara (78)Bishop Sotìr Ferrara (78)Permalink
(1988.10.15 – 2013.04.08)

Bishop emeritus of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy)

Born:1937.12.05 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1960.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:1989.01.15

Bishop of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1988.10.15 – 2013.04.08)

Bishop Ercole LupinacciPermalink
(1981.03.25 – 1987.11.30)

Born:1933.11.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1959.11.22
Consecrated Bishop:1981.08.06
Died:2016.08.06 († 82)

Bishop of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1981.03.25 – 1987.11.30)

Bishop of Lungro of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1987.11.30 – 2010.08.10)

Bishop Giuseppe PerniciaroPermalink
(1967.07.12 – 1981.06.05)

Born:1907.01.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1938.01.16
Died:1981.06.05 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Arbanum (1937.10.26 – 1967.07.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1937.10.26 – 1967.07.12)

Bishop of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1967.07.12 – 1981.06.05)

Ordinaries of Silicia (Italo-Albanese Rite)

Cardinal Ernesto RuffiniPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1947.01.03 – 1967.06.11)

Cardinal Luigi LavitranoPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1937.10.26 – 1946.12.20)

Bishop Paolo SchiròPermalink
(1904.01.26 – 1937.10.26)

Born:1866.01.02 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1904.03.20
Died:1941.09.12 († 75)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1904.01.26 – 1937.10.26)

Titular Bishop of Benda (1904.01.26 – 1941.09.12)

Bishop Giovanni BarciaPermalink
(1902.04.24 – 1912)

Born: (Italy)
Died:1912

Titular Bishop of Croia (1902.04.20 – 1912)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1902.04.24 – 1912)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1902.04.24 – 1912)

Archbishop Giuseppe SchiròPermalink
(1889.07.30 – 1896.11.29)

Born:1846.01.01 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1889.08.18
Died:1927.08.01 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Gadaræ (1889.07.30 – 1895.11.29)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1889.07.30 – 1896.11.29)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1889.07.30 – 1896.11.29)

Titular Archbishop of Neocæsarea (1895.11.29 – 1927.08.01)

Bishop Giuseppe MasiPermalink
(1878.01.29 – 1903.04.11)

Born:1826.01.12
Consecrated Bishop:1878.04.28
Died:1903.04.11 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Tempe (1878.01.29 – 1903.04.11)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1878.01.29 – 1903.04.11)

Bishop Agostino FrancoPermalink
(1858.06.15 – 1859)

Died:1877

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1858.06.15 – 1859)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1858.06.15 – 1860)

Titular Bishop of Hermopolis maior (1858.06.15 – 1877)

Bishop Giuseppe CrispiPermalink
(1835.12.20 – 1859.09.10)

Born:1781.07.30 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1808.05.26
Died:1859.09.10 († 78)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1835.12.20 – 1859.09.10)

Titular Bishop of Lampsacus (1836.07.11 – 1859.09.10)

Bishop Francesco ChiarchiaroPermalink
(1813.09.23 – 1834)

Born:1748.03.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1772.11.25
Consecrated Bishop:1816.09.26
Died:1834 († 86)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1813.09.23 – 1834)

Titular Bishop of Lampsacus (1816.09.23 – 1834)

Bishop Giuseppe GuzzettaPermalink
(1801.03.29 – 1813)

Born:1731.05.29 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1754.12
Consecrated Bishop:1802.05.01
Died:1813 († 82)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1801.03.29 – 1813)

Titular Bishop of Lampsacus (1802.03.29 – 1813)

Bishop Giorgio StassiPermalink
(1784.06.25 – 1801.03.26)

Born:1712.03.26 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1784.07.04
Died:1801.03.26 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Lampsacus (1784.06.25 – 1801.03.26)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1784.06.25 – 1801.03.26)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.08.19

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