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Diocese of

Prato

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 290 km²

Population: 196,500 Catholics (88.1% of 223,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Firenze

Neighbouring Dioceses: Pistoia (←), Bologna (↑), Firenze (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: S. Stefano Protomartire

Statistics: 85 parishes, 3 missions, 125 priests (107 diocesan, 18 religious), 24 deacons, 172 lay religious (18 brothers, 154 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

Notes: United aeque principaliter with Pistoia 1653.09.22–1954.01.25

Address: Piazza Duomo 48, 59100 Prato, Italy

Phone: 0574 49971

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Pistoia (←), Bologna (↑), Firenze (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.09.29 – ...):Bishop Franco Agostinelli (73)Bishop Franco Agostinelli (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Prato (Roman Rite)

Bishop Franco Agostinelli (73)Bishop Franco Agostinelli (73)Permalink
(2012.09.29 – ...)

Bishop of Prato (Italy)

In verbo tuo

Born:1944.01.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:2002.01.06

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (2001.11.17 – 2012.09.29)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (2012.09.29 – ...)

Bishop Gastone Simoni (80)Bishop Gastone Simoni (80)Permalink
(1991.12.07 – 2012.09.29)

Bishop emeritus of Prato (Italy)

Secundum verbum tuum

Born:1937.04.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1960.01.01
Consecrated Bishop:1992.01.06

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1991.12.07 – 2012.09.29)

Bishop Pietro FiordelliPermalink
(1954.07.07 – 1991.12.07)

Born:1916.01.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1938.11.06
Consecrated Bishop:1954.10.03
Died:2004.12.23 († 88)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1954.07.07 – 1991.12.07)

Bishop Giuseppe DebernardiPermalink
(1933.03.13 – 1953.09.19)

Born:1884.01.30 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1907.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1933.04.17
Died:1953.09.19 († 69)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1933.03.13 – 1953.09.19)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1933.03.13 – 1953.09.19)

Bishop Gabriele Vettori (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1915.12.06 – 1932.02.06)

Born:1869.12.13 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1892.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:1910.06.05
Died:1947.07.02 († 77)

Bishop of Tivoli (Italy) (1910.04.15 – 1915.12.06)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1915.12.06 – 1932.02.06)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1915.12.06 – 1932.02.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pisa (Italy) (1932.02.06 – 1947.07.02)

Bishop Andrea SartiPermalink
(1909.04.29 – 1915.11.07)

Born:1849.09.01 (Italy)
Died:1915.11.07 († 66)

Bishop of Guastalla (Italy) (1897.04.19 – 1909.04.29)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1909.04.29 – 1915.11.07)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1909.04.29 – 1915.11.07)

Bishop Marcello MazzantiPermalink
(1885.03.27 – 1908.08.18)

Born:1831.02.09 (Italy)
Died:1908.08.18 († 77)

Bishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa (Italy) (1876.09.29 – 1885.03.27)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1885.03.27 – 1908.08.18)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1885.03.27 – 1908.08.18)

Bishop Donato Velluti Zati di S. Clemente (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1883.03.15 – 1885.03.27)

Born:1845.09.30 (Italy)
Died:1927.12.11 († 82)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1883.03.15 – 1885.03.27)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1883.03.15 – 1885.03.27)

Titular Bishop of Oropus (1885.03.27 – 1898.03.24)

Bishop of Pescia (Italy) (1898.03.24 – 1907.04.15)

Titular Archbishop of Patræ (1907.04.15 – 1927.12.11)

Bishop Niccola SozzifantiPermalink
(1871.10.27 – 1883.02.01)

Born:1824.10.26
Died:1883.02.01 († 58)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1871.10.27 – 1883.02.01)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1871.10.27 – 1883.02.01)

Bishop Enrico Bindi (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1867.03.27 – 1871.10.27)

Born:1812.09.29
Died:1876 († 64)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1867.03.27 – 1871.10.27)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1867.03.27 – 1871.10.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1871.10.27 – 1876)

Bishop Leone Niccolai, O. Cart.Permalink
(1849.11.05 – 1857.07.13)

Born:1792.09.28 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1806.12.20
Died:1857.07.13 († 64)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1849.11.05 – 1857.07.13)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1849.11.05 – 1857.07.13)

Bishop Giovanni Battista RossiPermalink
(1837.10.02 – 1849.02.16)

Born:1777.06.08
Ordained Priest:1801.03.21
Died:1849.02.16 († 71)

Bishop of Pescia (Italy) (1835.03.26 – 1837.10.02)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1837.10.02 – 1849.02.16)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1837.10.02 – 1849.02.16)

Bishop Angiolo Maria GilardoniPermalink
(1834.06.23 – 1835.05.24)

Born:1759.11.27
Ordained Priest:1782.12.21
Died:1835.05.24 († 75)

Bishop of Livorno (Italy) (1821.08.13 – 1834.06.23)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1834.06.23 – 1835.05.24)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1834.06.23 – 1835.05.24)

Bishop Francesco ToliPermalink
(1803.03.28 – 1833.07.06)

Born:1761.03.04 (Italy)
Died:1833.07.06 († 72)

Bishop of Massa Marittima (Italy) (1795.09.22 – 1803.03.28)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1803.03.28 – 1833.07.06)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1803.03.28 – 1833.07.06)

Bishop Francesco Falchi PicchinesiPermalink
(1791.12.19 – 1803.02.10)

Born:1734.08.15
Ordained Priest:1768.09.24
Died:1803.02.10 († 68)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1791.12.19 – 1803.02.10)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1791.12.19 – 1803.02.10)

Bishop Scipione de’ RicciPermalink
(1780.06.19 – 1791.06.13)

Born:1740.01.19
Ordained Priest:1766.09.20
Died:1810.01.27 († 70)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1780.06.19 – 1791.06.13)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1780.06.19 – 1791.06.13)

Bishop Giuseppe IppolitiPermalink
(1776.04.15 – 1780.03.22)

Died:1780.03.22

Bishop of Cortona (Italy) (1755.05.12 – 1776.04.15)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1776.04.15 – 1780.03.22)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1776.04.15 – 1780.03.22)

Bishop Federico AlamanniPermalink
(1732.07.21 – 1775.11.30)

Born:1696.03.27
Died:1775.11.30 († 79)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1732.07.21 – 1775.11.30)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1732.07.21 – 1775.11.30)

Bishop Colombino Bassi, O.S.B. Vall.Permalink
(1715.03.29 – 1732.04.11)

Died:1732.04.11

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1715.03.29 – 1732.04.11)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1715.03.29 – 1732.04.11)

Bishop Michele Carlo Visdomini CortigianiPermalink
(1703.01.15 – 1713.10.13)

Born:1648 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1677
Consecrated Bishop:1685.05.13
Died:1713.10.13 († 65)

Bishop of San Miniato (Italy) (1683.08.14 – 1703.01.15)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1703.01.15 – 1713.10.13)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1703.01.15 – 1713.10.13)

Bishop Francesco Frosini (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1701.01.24 – 1702.10.02)

Born:1654
Died:1733.11.20 († 79)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1701.01.24 – 1702.10.02)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1701.01.24 – 1702.10.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pisa (Italy) (1702.10.02 – 1733.11.20)

Bishop Leone Strozzi, O.S.B. Vall. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1690.07.10 – 1700.07.07)

Born:1637.12.03 (Italy)
Died:1703.12.24 († 66)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1690.07.10 – 1700.07.07)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1690.07.10 – 1700.07.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Firenze (Italy) (1700.07.07 – 1703.12.24)

Bishop Gherardo GherardiPermalink
(1679.04.10 – 1690.01.16)

Died:1690.01.16

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1679.04.10 – 1690.01.16)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1679.04.10 – 1690.01.16)

Bishop Francesco RinucciniPermalink
(1656.08.28 – 1678.03.11)

Died:1678.03.11

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1656.08.28 – 1678.03.11)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1656.08.28 – 1678.03.11)

Bishop Giovanni GeriniPermalink
(1653.10.01 – 1656.05.18)

Died:1656.05.18

Bishop of Volterra (Italy) (1650.09.19 – 1653.10.01)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1653.10.01 – 1656.05.18)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1653.10.01 – 1656.05.18)


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