Roman Catholic Diocese of Norcia
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Norcia

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Norcia was a Latin Catholic bishopric, which existed twice (c490-1000 and 1821-1986) with episcopal see in Norcia, Perugia Province, Umbria region of central Italy.

History

Special churches

  • Its former Cathedral became Spoleto-Norcia's Co-Cathedral: Concattedrale di S. Maria Argentea, in Norcia, but was destroyed by an earthquake on 2016.10.30.
  • Furthermore it left a Minor Basilica, dedicated to Saint Benedict : Basilica di S. Benedetto, Norcia

Episcopal ordinaries

(all Roman Rite Italians)

no incumbents from the first millennium available
Suffragan Bishops of Norcia (restored)
  • Gaetano Bonanni (1821.06.27 - 1843)
  • Letterio Turchi (1843.04.03 - 1850.05.20), next Bishop of Città di Castello (Italy) (1850.05.20 - death 1861.11.08)
  • Raffaele Bacchettoni (1850.05.20 - retired 1880.11.27?); emeritate as Titular Bishop of Myrina (1880.12.13 - death 1881)
  • Domenico Bucchi-Accica (1880.12.13 - 1889.12.30), previously Titular Bishop of Lystra (1873.12.22 - 1880.12.13), later Bishop of Orvieto (Italy) (1889.12.30 - 1905)
  • Mariano Cavasci, Capuchin Friars Minor (O.F.M. Cap.) (1890.06.23 - retired 1895.03.18); emeritate as Titular Archbishop of Scythopolis (1895.03.18 - death 1899.02.09)
  • Nicola Ranieri, O.F.M. (1895.03.18 - death 1905)
  • Ercolano Marini (1905.12.11 - 1915.06.02); previously Titular Bishop of Archelaïs (1904.06.29 - 1905.12.11) as Auxiliary Bishop of Spoleto (Italy) (1904.06.29 - 1905.12.11); later Archbishop of Amalfi (Italy) (1915.06.02 - retired 1945.10.27), emeritate as first Titular Archbishop of Aprus (1945.10.03 - 1945.10.27), then Titular Archbishop of Adana (1945.10.27 - death 1950.11.16)
  • Vincenzo Migliorelli (1916.07.11 - 1927.08.10); later Bishop of Treia (Italy) (1927.08.10 - 1930.02.27), Bishop of San Severino (Italy) (1927.08.10 - retired 1930.02.27), emeritate as Titular Bishop of Samos (1930.02.27 - death 1939.02.24)
  • Settimio Peroni (1928.12.17 - retired 1951.02.01); emeritate as Titular Archbishop of Viminacium (1951.02.01 - death 1958.10.12)
  • Ilario Roatta (1951.03.27 - 1960.03.08); next Bishop of Sant'Agata de' Goti (Italy) (1960.03.08 - retired 1982.01.02), died 1991
  • Alberto Scola (1960.03.28 - retired 1972.05.13), died 1982
  • Giuliano Agresti (1972.05.13 - 1973.03.25); also Archbishop of Spoleto (Italy) (1969.11.07 - 1973.03.25); later Archbishop of Lucca (Italy) (1973.03.25 - 1990.09.18)
  • Ottorino Pietro Alberti (1973.08.09 - 1986.09.30), also last Archbishop of Spoleto (Italy) (1973.08.09 - 1986.09.30), restyled first Archbishop of successor see Spoleto-Norcia (1986.09.30 - 1987.11.23); later Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy) (1987.11.23 - retired 2003.06.20), died 2012.

See also

Sources and external links


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