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Diocese of

Grosseto

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Grosseto / Grossetan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (55)

Massa Marittima–Piombino (↖), Volterra (↑), Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (↗), Pitigliano–Sovana–Orbetello (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.06.19 – ...):Bishop Giovanni Roncari, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Bishop Giovanni Roncari, O.F.M. Cap. (73)

Bishop of Pitigliano–Sovana–Orbetello (Italy)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Grosseto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Giovanni Roncari, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Bishop Giovanni Roncari, O.F.M. Cap. (73)
(2021.06.19 – ...)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy)
Bishop of Pitigliano–Sovana–Orbetello (Italy)

In caritate et lætitia

Born:1949.08.19 (Verona, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1975.03.22
Consecrated Bishop:2015.11.21

Bishop of Pitigliano–Sovana–Orbetello (Italy) (2015.10.01 – ...)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (2021.06.19 – ...)

Bishop Rodolfo Cetoloni, O.F.M. (77)Bishop Rodolfo Cetoloni, O.F.M. (77)
(2013.05.28 – 2021.06.19)

Bishop emeritus of Grosseto (Italy)

Verbum caro

Born:1946.01.03 (Badia a Ruoti, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:2000.05.20

Bishop of Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (Italy) (2000.03.25 – 2013.05.28)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (2013.05.28 – 2021.06.19)

Bishop Franco Agostinelli (79)Bishop Franco Agostinelli (79)
(2001.11.17 – 2012.09.29)

Bishop emeritus of Prato (Italy)

In verbo tuo

Born:1944.01.01 (Arezzo, 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 – 2019.05.15)

Bishop Giacomo Babini
(1996.07.13 – 2001.11.17)

Born:1929.02.22 (Alfero, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1953.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1987.09.19
Died:2021.11.01 (Sansepolcro, Italy † 92)

Titular Bishop of Tubunæ in Mauretania (1987.07.25 – 1991.12.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Arezzo–Cortona–Sansepolcro (Italy) (1987.07.25 – 1991.12.07)

Bishop of Pitigliano–Sovana–Orbetello (Italy) (1991.12.07 – 1996.07.13)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1996.07.13 – 2001.11.17)

Cardinal Angelo Scola (81)Bishop Angelo Scola (81) (later Cardinal)
(1991.07.20 – 1995.09.14)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. XII Apostoli
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Milano (Italy)

Sufficit gratia tua

Born:1941.11.07 (Malgrate, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1970.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1991.09.21
Created Cardinal:2003.10.21

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1991.07.20 – 1995.09.14)

Rector Magnificus of Pontifical Lateran University (1995.09.14 – 2002.01.05)

President of Pontifical Institute of John Paul II for Studies on Marriage and Family (1995.09.14 – 2002.01.05)

Patriarch of Venezia (Italy) (2002.01.05 – 2011.06.28)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. XII Apostoli (2003.10.21 [2004.02.21] – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Treviso (Italy) (2009.09 – 2009.12.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Venezia (Italy) (2011.06.28 – 2011.09.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Milano (Italy) (2011.06.28 – 2017.07.07)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (2011.10.22 – 2014.02.24)

Bishop Adelmo Tacconi
(1979.03.23 – 1991.07.20)

Born:1915.11.20 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1940.02.03
Consecrated Bishop:1970.06.21
Died:2003.09.16 († 87)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sovana–Pitigliano (Italy) (1970.04.23 – 1975)

Titular Bishop of Sinna (1970.04.23 – 1979.03.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1975 – 1979.03.23)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1979.03.23 – 1991.07.20)

Bishop Primo Gasbarri
(1971.10.16 – 1979.01.22)

Born:1911.08.30 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1933.10.29
Consecrated Bishop:1953.09.20
Died:1989.11.06 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Thennesus (1953.07.30 – 1971.10.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Velletri (Italy) (1953.07.30 – 1971.10.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Sovana–Pitigliano (Italy) (1970 – 1975.10.22)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1971.10.16 – 1979.01.22)

Bishop Paolo Galeazzi
(1932.09.16 – 1971.08.10)

Born:1885.12.20 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1909.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1932.10.28
Died:1971.08.10 († 85)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1932.09.16 – 1971.08.10)

Bishop Gustavo Matteoni (later Archbishop)
(1920.03.08 – 1932.03.03)

Born:1887.10.16 (Italy)
Died:1934.11.17 († 47)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1920.03.08 – 1932.03.03)

Bishop of Sovana–Pitigliano (Italy) (1924.04.29 – 1932.03.03)

Titular Archbishop of Antiochia (1932.03.03 – 1932.09.29)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1932.03.03 – 1932.09.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1932.09.29 – 1934.11.17)

Bishop Ulisse Bascherini
(1907.07.08 – 1920.03.08)

Born:1844.04.02 (Italy)
Died:1933.05.16 († 89)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1907.07.08 – 1920.03.08)

Titular Bishop of Amathus in Cypro (1920.03.08 – 1933.05.16)

Bishop Bernardino Caldajoli
(1884.03.02 – 1907.02.27)

Born:1847.12.06 (Italy)
Died:1907.02.27 († 59)

Titular Bishop of Magyddus (1883.08.09 – 1884.03.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1883.08.09 – 1884.03.02)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1884.03.02 – 1907.02.27)

Bishop Giovanni Battista Bagala Blasini
(1876.04.03 – 1884.03.02)

Born:1803.04.06 (Italy)
Died:1884.03.02 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Cydonia (1868.05.12 – 1876.04.03)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1876.04.03 – 1884.03.02)

Bishop Anselmo Fauli, O. Carm.
(1867.02.22 – 1876.01.30)

Born:1817.09.17 (Italy)
Died:1876.01.30 († 58)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1867.02.22 – 1876.01.30)

Bishop Giovanni Domenico Francesco Mensini
(1837.10.02 – 1858.04.29)

Born:1801.03.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1823.09.20
Died:1858.04.29 († 57)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1837.10.02 – 1858.04.29)

Bishop Fabrizio Selvi
(1793.06.17 – 1835.06.09)

Born:1752.01.18 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1776.04.14
Died:1843.12.11 († 91)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1793.06.17 – 1835.06.09)

Bishop Antonio Maria Franci
(1737.05.06 – 1790.04.10)

Born:1705.07.12 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1729.11.04
Died:1790.04.10 († 84)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1737.05.06 – 1790.04.10)

Bishop Bernardino Pecci
(1710.11.08 – 1736.06.01)

Born:1671.05.10 (Italy)
Died:1736.06.01 († 65)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1710.11.08 – 1736.06.01)

Bishop Giacomo Falconetti, O.P.
(1703.01.15 – 1710.04.29)

Died:1710.04.29

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1703.01.15 – 1710.04.29)

Bishop Sebastiano Perissi
(1700.05.28 – 1701.11)

Died:1701.11

Bishop of Nocera de’ Pagani (Italy) (1692 – 1700.05.28)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1700.05.28 – 1701.11)

Bishop Cesare Ugolini
(1665.04.13 – 1699.12)

Died:1699.12

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1665.04.13 – 1699.12)

Bishop Giovanni Pellejo, O.F.M. Conv.
(1664.02.11 – 1664.07.08)

Died:1664.07.08

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1664.02.11 – 1664.07.08)

Bishop Giovanni Battista Gori Panellini
(1649.03.01 – 1662)

Died:1662

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1649.03.01 – 1662)

Bishop Ascanio Turamini
(1637.03.02 – 1647.09.02)

Died:1647.09.02

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1637.03.02 – 1647.09.02)

Bishop Girolamo Tantucci
(1622.07.11 – 1637)

Died:1637

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1622.07.11 – 1637)

Bishop Francesco Piccolomini
(1611.08.17 – 1622.05)

Died:1622.05

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1611.08.17 – 1622.05)

Bishop Giulio Sansedonio
(1606.11.20 – 1611)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1606.11.20 – 1611)

Bishop Clemente Polito
(1591.04.26 – 1606.10.25)

Died:1606.10.25

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1591.04.26 – 1606.10.25)

Bishop Claudio Borghese
(1576.08.22 – 1590)

Died:1590

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1576.08.22 – 1590)

Bishop Giacomo Mignanelli
(1553.10.02 – 1576)

Died:1576

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1553.10.02 – 1576)

Cardinal Fabio Mignanelli
(Apostolic Administrator 1553.05.17 – 1553.10.02)

Bishop Marcantonio Campeggi
(1528.03.23 – 1553.05.07)

Died:1553.05.07

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1528.03.23 – 1553.05.07)

Cardinal Ferdinando Ponzetti
(1522.12.22 – 1527.02.25)

Born:1444 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1517
Created Cardinal:1517.07.01
Died:1527.09.09 († 83)

Bishop of Molfetta (Italy) (1517.04.20 – 1518.07.12)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio (1517.07.06 – 1527.09.09)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1522.12.22 – 1527.02.25)

Cardinal Raffaele Petrucci
(1497.08.04 – 1522.12.11)

Born:1472 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1517.07.01
Died:1522.12.11 († 50)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1497.08.04 – 1522.12.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1517.12.26 – 1522.12.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Bertinoro (Italy) (1519.03.14 – 1520.03.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Sovana (Italy) (1520.02.06 – 1522.12.11)

Bishop Andreuccio Ghinucci
(1489.03.09 – 1497)

Died:1497

Bishop of Sovana (Italy) (1470.11.12 – 1489.03.09)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1489.03.09 – 1497)

Bishop Giovanni Agazzari
(1452.09.22 – 1488)

Died:1488

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1452.09.22 – 1488)

Bishop Memmo Agazzari
(1445.07.30 – 1452)

Died:1452

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1445.07.30 – 1452)

Cardinal Giuliano Cesarini
(Apostolic Administrator 1439.02 – 1444.11.10)

Cardinal Antonio Casini
(Apostolic Administrator 1427.09.12 – 1439.02.04)

Bishop Giovanni Pecci
(1417.12.15 – 1426.03.01)

Died:1426.03.01

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1417.12.15 – 1426.03.01)

Bishop Francesco Bellanti
(1407 – 1417)

Died:1417

Bishop of Monteverde (? – 1384)

Bishop of Veroli (Italy) (1384 – 1387)

Bishop of Terni (Italy) (1387 – 1407)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1407 – 1417)

Bishop Antonio Fei de Malavolti
(1400 – 1406)

Died:1406

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1400 – 1406)

Bishop Giovanni
(1400 – 1400)

Bishop of Venosa (Italy) (1395? – 1400)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1400 – 1400)

Bishop Angelo Zannotti Malvolti
(1390.11.14 – ?)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1390.11.14 – ?)

Bishop Giacomo Tolomei, O.F.M. Conv.
(1384 – 1390.01.26)

Died:1390.01.26

Bishop of Narni (Italy) (1378.01.11 – 1383)

Bishop of Chiusi (Italy) (1383 – 1384)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1384 – 1390.01.26)

Bishop Benedetto Cerretani
(1349.10.21 – 1383)

Died:1383

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1349.10.21 – 1383)

Bishop Angelo Cerretani
(1334.06.17 – 1349.02)

Died:1349.02

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1334.06.17 – 1349.02)

Bishop Angelo Portasole, O.P.
(1330.02.12 – 1334.02.22)

Died:1334.02.22

Bishop of Sulci (1325 – 1330.02.12)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1330.02.12 – 1334.02.22)

Bishop Filippo Benciviene, O.P.
(1328.11.07 – 1330?)

Died:1330?

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1328.11.07 – 1330?)

Bishop Restauro, O.F.M.
(1306.02.17 – 1327)

Died:1327

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1306.02.17 – 1327)

Bishop Giovanni
(1296.10.12 – 1305?)

Died:1305?

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1296.10.12 – 1305?)

Bishop Offreduccio
(1291.03.13 – 1295?)

Died:1295?

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1291.03.13 – 1295?)

Bishop Bartolomeo d’Amelia, O.F.M.
(1278.04.09 – ?)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1278.04.09 – ?)

Bishop Azzo
(1265 – 1277)

Died:1277

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1265 – 1277)

Bishop Ugo di Ugurgeri
(1262? – ?)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1262? – ?)

Bishop Azzo
(1240.04.30 – ?)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1240.04.30 – ?)

Bishop Pepo
(1216 – ?)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1216 – ?)

Bishop Ermanno
(1212? – 1216.02.01)

Died:1216.02.01

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1212? – 1216.02.01)

Bishop Azzo
(1210? – ?)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1210? – ?)

Bishop Gualfredo
(1187? – 1189?)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1187? – 1189?)

Bishop Martino
(1174? – 1179?)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1174? – 1179?)

Bishop Rolando
(1138 – 1160?)

Bishop of Roselle (1133? – 1138)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1138 – 1160?)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: Corso Giosuè Carducci 11, 58100 Grosseto, Italy

Phone: 0564 29044

Websites:

Statistics

Area: 1,239 km²

Population: 128,920 Catholics (97.7% of 132,000 total) (2019)

Statistics: 50 parishes, 21 missions, 66 priests (47 diocesan, 19 religious), 6 deacons, 53 lay religious (25 brothers, 28 sisters), 2 seminarians (2019)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Lawrence of Rome

History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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