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Diocese of

Sessa Aurunca

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 338 km²

Population: 87,500 Catholics (96.2% of 91,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Napoli

Neighbouring Dioceses: Gaeta (←), Sora–Cassino–Aquino–Pontecorvo (↑), Teano–Calvi (→), Capua (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Maria SS. Avvocata del Popolo (November 17), Ss. Martiri Casto e Secondino (July 1), S. Leone IX

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 14

Statistics: 42 parishes, 52 priests (41 diocesan, 11 religious), 6 deacons, 61 lay religious (11 brothers, 50 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

Address: Via XXI Luglio, 81037 Sessa Aurunca, Italy

Phone: 0823 937167

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Gaeta (←), Sora–Cassino–Aquino–Pontecorvo (↑), Teano–Calvi (→), Capua (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.06.25 – ...):Bishop Orazio Francesco Piazza (64)Bishop Orazio Francesco Piazza (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sessa Aurunca (Roman Rite)

Bishop Orazio Francesco Piazza (64)Bishop Orazio Francesco Piazza (64)Permalink
(2013.06.25 – ...)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy)

Christus lumen gentium

Born:1953.10.04 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1978.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:2013.09.21

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (2013.06.25 – ...)

Bishop Antonio Napoletano, C.SS.R. (80)Bishop Antonio Napoletano, C.SS.R. (80)Permalink
(1994.11.19 – 2013.06.25)

Bishop emeritus of Sessa Aurunca (Italy)

Euntes prædicate evangelium

Born:1937.06.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1961.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1995.01.06

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1994.11.19 – 2013.06.25)

Archbishop Agostino Superbo (77)Bishop Agostino Superbo (77) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1991.05.18 – 1994.11.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Potenza–Muro Lucano–Marsico Nuovo (Italy)

Sub tuum præsidium

Born:1940.02.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.29

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1991.05.18 – 1994.11.19)

Bishop of Altamura–Gravina–Acquaviva delle Fonti (Italy) (1994.11.19 – 1997.08.06)

General Ecclesiastical Assistant of Italian Catholic Action (1996.05.18 – 2001.01.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Potenza–Muro Lucano–Marsico Nuovo (Italy) (2001.01.09 – 2015.10.05)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Italy (2007.05.22 – 2012.05.22)

Bishop Raffaele Nogaro (83)Bishop Raffaele Nogaro (83)Permalink
(1982.10.25 – 1990.10.20)

Bishop emeritus of Caserta (Italy)

Born:1933.12.31 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1958.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1983.01.09

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1982.10.25 – 1990.10.20)

Bishop of Caserta (Italy) (1990.10.20 – 2009.04.25)

Bishop Vittorio Maria Costantini, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(1962.05.28 – 1982.10.25)

Opus justitiæ pax

Born:1906.01.16 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1962.07.08
Died:2003.09.04 († 97)

Minister General of Order of Friars Minor Conventual (Conventual Franciscans) (1954 – 1960)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1962.05.28 – 1982.10.25)

Bishop Gaetano De CiccoPermalink
(1939.01.30 – 1962.03.22)

Born:1880.05.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1904.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1939.04.16
Died:1962.11.14 († 82)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1939.01.30 – 1962.03.22)

Titular Bishop of Æzani (1962.03.22 – 1962.11.14)

Bishop Fortunato de SantaPermalink
(1914.04.15 – 1938.02.22)

Born:1862.08.09 (Italy)
Died:1938.02.22 († 75)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1914.04.15 – 1938.02.22)

Bishop Giovanni Maria DiamarePermalink
(1888.06.01 – 1914)

Born:1837.04.20 (Italy)
Died:1914 († 77)

Bishop of Lacedonia (Italy) (1885.03.27 – 1888.06.01)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1888.06.01 – 1914)

Bishop Carlo de CaprioPermalink
(1880.12.13 – 1887.12.14)

Born:1812.11.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1835.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1876.12.03
Died:1887.12.14 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Canopus (1876.04.03 – 1880.12.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mileto (Italy) (1876.04.03 – 1880.12.13)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1880.12.13 – 1887.12.14)

Bishop Raffaele GagliardiPermalink
(1872.02.23 – 1880.08.18)

Born:1814.02.11
Died:1880.08.18 († 66)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1872.02.23 – 1880.08.18)

Bishop Ferdinando Girardi, C.M.Permalink
(1848.09.11 – 1860)

Born:1788.10.18 (Italy)

Bishop of Bisaccia (Italy) (1842.07.22 – 1846.12.21)

Bishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi (Italy) (1842.07.22 – 1846.12.21)

Bishop of Nardò (Italy) (1846.12.21 – 1848.09.11)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1848.09.11 – 1860)

Bishop Giuseppe Maria d’AlessandroPermalink
(1845.11.24 – 1848)

Died:1848

Bishop of Capaccio–Diano (Italy) (1843.06.19 – 1845.11.24)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1845.11.24 – 1848)

Bishop Paolo GarzilliPermalink
(1832.08.02 – 1845)

Died:1845

Bishop of Marsico Nuovo (Italy) (1797.12.18 – 1818.10.02)

Bishop of Bovino (Italy) (1818.10.02 – 1832.08.02)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1832.08.02 – 1845)

Bishop Bartolomeo VarronePermalink
(1818.04.06 – 1832)

Died:1832

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1818.04.06 – 1832)

Bishop Pietro de FelicePermalink
(1797.12.18 – 1814)

Died:1814

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1797.12.18 – 1814)

Bishop Emanuele Maria Pignone del Carretto, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1792.02.27 – 1796.09.27)

Died:1796.09.27

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1792.02.27 – 1796.09.27)

Bishop Antonio de Torres, O.S.B.Permalink
(1773.06.14 – 1779.10.29)

Died:1779.10.29

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1773.06.14 – 1779.10.29)

Bishop Baldassarre Vulcano, O.S.B.Permalink
(1771.07.29 – 1773.03.20)

Died:1773.03.20

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1771.07.29 – 1773.03.20)

Bishop Francesco GranataPermalink
(1757.09.26 – 1771)

Died:1771

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1757.09.26 – 1771)

Bishop Francesco Caracciolo, O.F.M.Permalink
(1728.07.30 – 1757.08.11)

Died:1757.08.11

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1728.07.30 – 1757.08.11)

Bishop Luigi Maria Macedonio, C.M.Permalink
(1718.06.08 – 1727.12.09)

Died:1727.12.09

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1718.06.08 – 1727.12.09)

Bishop Francesco GoriPermalink
(1706 – 1708)

Died:1708

Bishop of Catanzaro (Italy) (1687.07.07 – 1706)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1706 – 1708)

Bishop Raffaele Maria Filamondo, O.P.Permalink
(1705.12.14 – 1706.08.15)

Died:1706.08.15

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1705.12.14 – 1706.08.15)

Bishop Tommaso d’Aquino, C.R.Permalink
(1670.06.30 – 1705.09.26)

Died:1705.09.26

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1670.06.30 – 1705.09.26)

Bishop Ulisse Gherardini della RosaPermalink
(1624.07.01 – 1670.01.09)

Died:1670.01.09

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1624.07.01 – 1670.01.09)

Bishop Fausto RebagliPermalink
(1604.08.03 – 1624.02)

Died:1624.02

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1604.08.03 – 1624.02)

Bishop Alessandro RiccardiPermalink
(1591 – 1604.05.16)

Died:1604.05.16

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1591 – 1604.05.16)

Bishop Giovanni PlacidoPermalink
(1566.06.17 – 1591.01.20)

Died:1591.01.20

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1566.06.17 – 1591.01.20)

Cardinal Tiberio CrispoPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1565 – 1566.01.27)

Bishop Galeazzo FlorimontePermalink
(1552 – 1566)

Born:1478.04.27
Died:1567 († 89)

Bishop of Aquino (Italy) (1543 – 1552)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1552 – 1566)

Bishop Bartolomeo Albano (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1546.06.07 – 1552.10.22)

Died:1558.05

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1546.06.07 – 1552.10.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sorrento (Italy) (1552.10.22 – 1558.05)

Cardinal Tiberio CrispoPermalink
(1543.07.06 – 1546.06.07)

Born:1498.01.31 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1544.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:
Died:1566.10.06 († 68)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1543.07.06 – 1546.06.07)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Agata alla Suburra (1545.01.09 – 1551.11.20)

Apostolic Administrator of Amalfi (Italy) (1547.04.01 – 1561.03.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Agata alla Suburra pro hac vice Title (1551.11.20 – 1562.05.18)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere (1562.05.18 – 1565.11.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Amalfi (Italy) (1564.06.21 – 1565.09.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1565 – 1566.01.27)

Apostolic Administrator of Nepi e Sutri (1565.01.19 – 1566.10.06)

Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina (1565.11.07 – 1566.10.06)

Bishop Francesco GuastaferroPermalink
(1507 – 1543.05.11)

Died:1543.05.11

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1507 – 1543.05.11)

Bishop Francesco SinibaldiPermalink
(1505.11.28 – 1507)

Died:1507

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1505.11.28 – 1507)

Bishop Martino ZapataPermalink
(1499.11.27 – 1505)

Died:1505

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1499.11.27 – 1505)

Bishop Giovanni FuracapraPermalink
(1493.05.06 – 1499.11.25)

Died:1499.11.25

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1493.05.06 – 1499.11.25)

Bishop Pietro AjosaPermalink
(1486.09.05 – 1492)

Died:1492

Bishop of Civita Castellana (Italy) (1474.01.24 – 1486.09.05)

Bishop of Orte (1474.01.24 – 1486.09.05)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1486.09.05 – 1492)

Bishop Angelo GerardiniPermalink
(1462 – 1486)

Died:1486

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1462 – 1486)

Bishop Giacomo MartiniPermalink
(1426.08.29 – 1462)

Died:1462

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1426.08.29 – 1462)

Fr. Giovanni di TagliacozzoPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1425 – 1426)

Bishop Gentile MaccafaniPermalink
(1418.01.26 – 1425)

Bishop of Marsi (Italy) (1385 – 1399.01.13)

Bishop of Nicastro (Italy) (1399.01.13 – 1418.01.26)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1418.01.26 – 1425)

Bishop DomenicoPermalink
(1402.08.18 – 1417)

Died:1417

Bishop of Isernia (Italy) (1402 – 1402.08.18)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1402.08.18 – 1417)

Bishop Antonio, O. Cist.Permalink
(1392 – 1402)

Died:1402

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1392 – 1402)

Bishop Filippo de ToraltoPermalink
(1383.10.26 – 1392)

Died:1392

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1383.10.26 – 1392)

Bishop Matteo de’ Bruni, O.P.Permalink
(1363.11.13 – 1383)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1363.11.13 – 1383)

Bishop Enrico de’ Grandoni, O.P.Permalink
(1358.09.28 – 1363)

Died:1363

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1358.09.28 – 1363)

Bishop Giacomo Petrucci, O.F.M.Permalink
(1350 – 1358)

Died:1358

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1350 – 1358)

Bishop Alessandro de MiroPermalink
(1343.04.21 – 1350)

Died:1350

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1343.04.21 – 1350)

Bishop Ugo, O.F.M.Permalink
(1331 – 1343)

Died:1343

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1331 – 1343)

Bishop Giovanni de PauloPermalink
(1330 – 1331)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1330 – 1331)

Bishop Giacomo MatriziPermalink
(1323.03.31 – 1330.02.26)

Died:1330.02.26

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1323.03.31 – 1330.02.26)

Bishop BertrandoPermalink
(1309 – 1323.03.31)

Died:1323.03.31

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1309 – 1323.03.31)

Bishop RobertoPermalink
(1301 – 1307)

Died:1307

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1301 – 1307)

Bishop GuidoPermalink
(1297.02.22 – 1301)

Died:1301

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1297.02.22 – 1301)

Bishop Roberto de AsprelloPermalink
(1284? – 1297)

Bishop of Sessa Aurunca (Italy) (1284? – 1297)


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