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Diocese of

Tursi–Lagonegro

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,509 km²

Population: 124,254 Catholics (98.7% of 125,942 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Potenza–Muro Lucano–Marsico Nuovo

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Marco Argentano–Scalea (↙), Teggiano–Policastro (←), Potenza–Muro Lucano–Marsico Nuovo (↖), Tricarico (↑), Matera–Irsina (↗), Cassano all’Jonio (↓), Lungro (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Maria SS. di Anglona

Statistics: 72 parishes, 2 missions, 74 priests (70 diocesan, 4 religious), 7 deacons, 69 lay religious (5 brothers, 64 sisters), 10 seminarians (2015)

Address: Piazza Cattedrale 8, 75028 Tursi, Italy

Phone: 0835 533147

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

San Marco Argentano–Scalea (↙), Teggiano–Policastro (←), Potenza–Muro Lucano–Marsico Nuovo (↖), Tricarico (↑), Matera–Irsina (↗), Cassano all’Jonio (↓), Lungro (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.04.28 – ...):Bishop Vincenzo Carmine Orofino (64)Bishop Vincenzo Carmine Orofino (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tursi–Lagonegro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vincenzo Carmine Orofino (64)Bishop Vincenzo Carmine Orofino (64)Permalink
(2016.04.28 – ...)

Bishop of Tursi–Lagonegro (Italy)

Ad Dominum aspicio

Born:1953.07.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1980.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:2004.05.15

Bishop of Tricarico (Italy) (2004.03.20 – 2016.04.28)

Bishop of Tursi–Lagonegro (Italy) (2016.04.28 – ...)

Archbishop Francescantonio Nolè, O.F.M. Conv. (69)Bishop Francescantonio Nolè, O.F.M. Conv. (69) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2000.11.04 – 2015.05.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cosenza–Bisignano (Italy)

In simplicitate et lætitia

Born:1948.06.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1973.09.02
Consecrated Bishop:2000.12.10

Bishop of Tursi–Lagonegro (Italy) (2000.11.04 – 2015.05.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cosenza–Bisignano (Italy) (2015.05.15 – ...)

Archbishop Rocco Talucci (81)Bishop Rocco Talucci (81) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1988.01.25 – 2000.02.05)

Archbishop emeritus of Brindisi–Ostuni (Italy)

In verbo tuo laxabo rete

Born:1936.11.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.23
Consecrated Bishop:1988.03.25

Bishop of Tursi–Lagonegro (Italy) (1988.01.25 – 2000.02.05)

Archbishop of Brindisi–Ostuni (Italy) (2000.02.05 – 2012.10.20)

Archbishop Gerardo Pierro (82)Bishop Gerardo Pierro (82) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1981.06.26 – 1987.02.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Salerno–Campagna–Acerno (Italy)

Dives in misericordia

Born:1935.04.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1981.08.02

Bishop of Tursi–Lagonegro (Italy) (1981.06.26 – 1987.02.28)

Bishop of Avellino (Italy) (1987.02.28 – 1992.05.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salerno–Campagna–Acerno (Italy) (1992.05.25 – 2010.06.10)

Bishop Vincenzo Franco (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1976.09.08 – 1981.01.27)

Born:1917.06.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1975.01.26
Died:2016.03.04 († 98)

Bishop of Anglona–Tursi (1974.12.12 – 1976.09.08)

Bishop of Tursi–Lagonegro (Italy) (1976.09.08 – 1981.01.27)

Archbishop of Otranto (Italy) (1981.01.27 – 1993.04.08)

Bishops of Tursi (Roman Rite)

Bishop LeonePermalink
(1102 – ?)

Bishop of Tursi (Italy) (1102 – ?)

Bishop SimeonePermalink
(1077 – ?)

Bishop of Tursi (Italy) (1077 – ?)

Bishop InghilbertoPermalink
(1068 – ?)

Bishop of Tursi (Italy) (1068 – ?)

Bishop EnghelbertoPermalink
(1065 – ?)

Bishop of Tursi (Italy) (1065 – ?)

Bishop MichelePermalink
(1050 – ?)

Bishop of Tursi (Italy) (1050 – ?)


as of 2017.12.14

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