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Diocese of

Ragusa

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ragusa / Ragusien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Siracusa

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (83)

Piazza Armerina (↖), Caltagirone (↑), Siracusa (↗), Noto (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.05.08 – ...):Bishop Giuseppe La Placa (59)Bishop Giuseppe La Placa (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ragusa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Giuseppe La Placa (59)Bishop Giuseppe La Placa (59)Permalink
(2021.05.08 – ...)

Bishop of Ragusa (Italy)

In simplicitate cordis

Born:1962.11.16 (Resuttano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1986.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2021.07.16

Bishop of Ragusa (Italy) (2021.05.08 – ...)

Msgr. Sebastiano Roberto AstaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.12.28 – 2021.05.08)

Bishop Carmelo Cuttitta (60)Bishop Carmelo Cuttitta (60)Permalink
(2015.10.07 – 2020.12.28)

Bishop emeritus of Ragusa (Italy)

In omnibus Christus

Born:1962.03.24 (Godrano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1987.01.10
Consecrated Bishop:2007.07.07

Titular Bishop of Novi (2007.05.28 – 2015.10.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Palermo (Italy) (2007.05.28 – 2015.10.07)

Bishop of Ragusa (Italy) (2015.10.07 – 2020.12.28)

Bishop Paolo Urso (82)Bishop Paolo Urso (82)Permalink
(2002.02.16 – 2015.10.07)

Bishop emeritus of Ragusa (Italy)

Il suo amore e per sempre

Born:1940.04.17 (Acireale, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1962.10.07
Consecrated Bishop:2002.04.12

Bishop of Ragusa (Italy) (2002.02.16 – 2015.10.07)

Bishop Angelo RizzoPermalink
(1974.02.02 – 2002.02.16)

In voluntate tua gaudium meum

Born:1926.04.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1948.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1974.03.18
Died:2009.07.16 († 83)

Bishop of Ragusa (Italy) (1974.02.02 – 2002.02.16)

Bishop Francesco PennisiPermalink
(1955.10.01 – 1974)

Born:1898.03.04 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1921.08.21
Consecrated Bishop:1950.08.15
Died:1974.06.25 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Cesarea in Mauretania (1950.07.11 – 1955.10.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Siracusa (Italy) (1950.07.11 – 1955.10.01)

Bishop of Ragusa (Italy) (1955.10.01 – 1974)

Archbishop Ettore BaranziniPermalink
(1950.05.06 – 1955.10.01)

Born:1881.09.22 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1904.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1933.06.05
Died:1968.03.06 († 86)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siracusa (Italy) (1933.04.29 – 1968.03.06)

Bishop of Ragusa (Italy) (1950.05.06 – 1955.10.01)

Contact Info

Address: Via Roma 109, 97100 Ragusa, Italy

Phone: 0932 622428

Websites: LinkFacebook Page

Statistics

Area: 1,029 km²

Population: 214,800 Catholics (96.9% of 221,680 total) (2020)

Statistics: 71 parishes, 114 priests (93 diocesan, 21 religious), 7 deacons, 242 lay religious (26 brothers, 216 sisters), 9 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint John the Baptist

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 30

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History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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