Bishop of Ravenna

This page is a list of Roman Catholic bishops and archbishops of Ravenna and, from 1985, of the Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia.[1][2] The earlier ones were frequently tied to the Exarchate of Ravenna. (The city also became the centre of the Orthodox Church in Italy in 1995.)

Diocese of Ravenna (1st – 6th)Edit

Archdiocese of Ravenna (6th century – 1947)Edit

6th centuryEdit

7th centuryEdit

8th centuryEdit

9th centuryEdit

10th centuryEdit

11th centuryEdit

12th centuryEdit

13th centuryEdit

14th centuryEdit

15th centuryEdit

16th centuryEdit

17th centuryEdit

18th centuryEdit

19th centuryEdit

20th centuryEdit

Archdiocese of Ravenna and Cervia (1947–1986)Edit

Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia (1986–present)Edit

  • Ersilio Tonini (22 November 1975 Appointed – 27 October 1990 Retired) (see name changed in 1986; became Cardinal after retirement)
  • Luigi Amaducci (27 October 1990 Appointed – 9 March 2000 Retired)
  • Giuseppe Verucchi (9 March 2000 Appointed – )

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia" David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 13, 2017
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ravenna–Cervia" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved March 13, 2017
  3. ^ Andreas Agnellus lists only one bishop of Ravenna with this name in the 5th century. Although Agnellus mistakenly assigns events dated to the earlier part of the century to John's office, John's surviving epitaph (CIL 11, 304) states he was bishop 16 Years, ten months and 18 days, and was buried 5 June 494
  4. ^ a b c d Dates according to Andreescu-Treadgold, Treadgold Procopius and the imperial panels of S. Vitale
  5. ^ Martindale, Jones & Morris (1992), p. 30
  6. ^ a b c d e Ritzler, Remigius; Sefrin, Pirminus (1952). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol V. Patavii: Messagero di S. Antonio. p. 329. (in Latin)


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