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Diocese of

Nuoro

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,806 km²

Population: 121,987 Catholics (99.2% of 122,930 total) (2018)

Statistics: 46 parishes, 13 missions, 78 priests (67 diocesan, 11 religious), 8 deacons, 71 lay religious (12 brothers, 59 sisters), 9 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cagliari

Neighbouring Dioceses: Oristano (↙), Alghero–Bosa (←), Ozieri (↖), Tempio–Ampurias (↑), Lanusei (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: S. Maria della Neve

Address: Piazza Santa Maria della Neve 19, 08100 Nuoro, Italy

Phone: 0784 34790

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (47)

Oristano (↙), Alghero–Bosa (←), Ozieri (↖), Tempio–Ampurias (↑), Lanusei (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.07.02 – ...):Bishop Antonio Mura (68)Bishop Antonio Mura (68)

Bishop of Lanusei (Italy)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nuoro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antonio Mura (68)Bishop Antonio Mura (68)Permalink
(2019.07.02 – ...)

Bishop of Lanusei (Italy)
Bishop of Nuoro (Italy)

La gloria di Dio è l’uomo vivente

Born:1952.12.28 (Bortigali, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1979.08.01
Consecrated Bishop:2014.03.25

Bishop of Lanusei (Italy) (2014.01.31 – 2019.07.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Lanusei (Italy) (2019.07.02 – 2020.04.09)

Bishop of Nuoro (Italy) (2019.07.02 – ...)

Bishop of Lanusei (Italy) (2020.04.09 – ...)

Bishop Mosè Marcia (77)Bishop Mosè Marcia (77)Permalink
(2011.04.21 – 2019.07.02)

Bishop emeritus of Nuoro (Italy)

Dominus vexillum meum

Born:1943.10.10 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:2006.09.08

Titular Bishop of Vardimissa (2006.06.03 – 2011.04.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cagliari (Italy) (2006.06.03 – 2011.04.21)

Bishop of Nuoro (Italy) (2011.04.21 – 2019.07.02)

Bishop Pietro Meloni (85)Bishop Pietro Meloni (85)Permalink
(1992.04.16 – 2011.04.21)

Bishop emeritus of Nuoro (Italy)

Gaudium et spes

Born:1935.08.31 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1983.09.10

Bishop of Ampurias (Italy) (1983.06.09 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Civita–Tempio (Italy) (1983.06.09 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Tempio–Ampurias (Italy) (1986.09.30 – 1992.04.16)

Bishop of Nuoro (Italy) (1992.04.16 – 2011.04.21)

Bishop Giovanni Melis FoisPermalink
(1970.11.07 – 1992.04.16)

Born:1916.10.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1939.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1963.07.28
Died:2009.09.03 († 92)

Bishop of Ampurias (Italy) (1963.05.25 – 1970.11.07)

Bishop of Civita–Tempio (Italy) (1963.05.25 – 1970.11.07)

Bishop of Nuoro (Italy) (1970.11.07 – 1992.04.16)

Bishop Giuseppe MelasPermalink
(1947.01.31 – 1970.09.10)

Born:1901.10.13 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1926.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1947.04.13
Died:1970.09.10 († 68)

Bishop of Nuoro (Italy) (1947.01.31 – 1970.09.10)

Bishop Felice BeccaroPermalink
(1939.03.03 – 1946.11.26)

Born:1889.01.13 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1914.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1939.05.07
Died:1972.02.09 († 83)

Bishop of Nuoro (Italy) (1939.03.03 – 1946.11.26)

Bishop of San Miniato (Italy) (1946.11.26 – 1972.02.09)

Bishop Giuseppe Cogoni (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1930.11.20 – 1938.11.04)

Born:1885.12.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1909.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:1931.01.04
Died:1947.06.06 († 61)

Bishop of Nuoro (Italy) (1930.11.20 – 1938.11.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1938.11.04 – 1947.06.06)

Bishop Maurilio Fossati, O.Ss.G.C.N. (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1928.01.27 – 1929.10.02)

Dirige gressus meos

Born:1876.05.24 (Arona, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1898.11.27
Consecrated Bishop:1924.04.27
Created Cardinal:1933.03.13
Died:1965.03.30 (Torino, Italy † 88)

Bishop of Galtellì–Nuoro (1924.03.24 – 1928.01.27)

Apostolic Administrator of Ogliastra (Italy) (1925 – 1927)

Bishop of Nuoro (Italy) (1928.01.27 – 1929.10.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sassari (Italy) (1929.10.02 – 1930.12.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Torino (Italy) (1930.12.11 – 1965.03.30)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marcello (1933.03.16 – 1965.03.30)

President of Episcopal Conference of Italy (1954 – 1958)


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