Catabum Castra

Catabum Castra was an ancient Roman town of North Africa during the Byzantine Empire, Vandal Kingdom and Roman Empire. The town has been tentatively identified with ruins at Djidioua[1] in Algeria.

Roman Empire - Mauretania Caesariensis (125 AD)

Titular see of Catabum CastraEdit

During the Roman Empire the town of Catabum Castra was the seat of an ancient bishopric.[2] That ancient diocese ceased to function with the Muslim conquest of the Maghreb.[3][4] The diocese was, however, nominally restored in 1933 as a titular bishopric.[5]

Known BishopsEdit

Catabum Castra has had the following incumbents of the lowest (episcopal) rank :


  1. ^ Titular Episcopal See of Catabum castra at
  2. ^ Annuario Pontificio 2013 (Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2013, ISBN 978-88-209-9070-1), "Sedi titolari", pp. 819-1013
  3. ^ Pius Bonifacius Gams, Series episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, (Leipzig, 1931), p. 465.
  4. ^ Stefano Antonio Morcelli, Africa christiana, Volume I (Brescia, 1816), p. 131.
  5. ^ GigaCatholic with titular incumbent biography links.