Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pesaro

The Archdiocese of Pesaro (Latin: Archidioecesis Pisaurensis) is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in central Italy. Its see at Pesaro was elevated in status to archiepiscopal see in 2000. Its suffragans are the Diocese of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola and the Archdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant'Angelo in Vado.[1]

Archdiocese of Pesaro

Archidioecesis Pisaurensis
Il Duomo di Pesaro.jpg
Pesaro Cathedral
Location
CountryItaly
Ecclesiastical provincePesaro
Statistics
Area287 km2 (111 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
120,697
117,017 (97%)
Parishes54
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established3rd century
CathedralBasilica Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
ArchbishopPiero Coccia
Map
Arcidiocesi di Pesaro.svg
Website
www.arcidiocesipesaro.it

HistoryEdit

The first bishop, Florentius, is said to have governed this see in the middle of the second century, while the bishop, Decentius, according to tradition, suffered martyrdom under Diocletian. Bishop Heradianus was at the Council of Sardica in 343.[2]

Other bishops were:

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Catholic Hierarchy page
  2. ^ Benigni, Umberto. "Diocese of Pesaro." The Catholic Encyclopedia Vol. 11. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1911. 31 May 2021   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Diocese of Pesaro". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.

Coordinates: 43°54′39″N 12°54′52″E / 43.9108°N 12.9145°E / 43.9108; 12.9145