Roman Catholic Diocese of Poreč-Pula

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Poreč and Pula (Croatian: Porečko-pulska biskupija; Latin: Dioecesis Parentina et Polensis) is a suffragan Latin diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rijeka on Istria peninsula, in Croatia.[1][2]

Diocese of Poreč and Pula

Dioecesis Parentina et Polensis

Porečko-pulska biskupija
Location
Country Croatia
Ecclesiastical provinceRijeka
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Rijeka
Statistics
Area2,839 km2 (1,096 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2013)
210,114
164,480 (78.3%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralEuphrasian Basilica in Poreč
Co-cathedralCathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Pula
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVacant
Metropolitan ArchbishopIvan Devčić
Bishops emeritusIvan Milovan, Bishop Emeritus (1997–2012)
Website
Website of the Diocese

Special churchesEdit

The cathedral episcopal see is Euphrasian Basilica, a Minor basilica and World Heritage Site in the city of Poreč. The Co-Cathedral is Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Pula. There are two more former cathedrals: Crkva Sv. Pelagije, in Novigrad, and Crkva Navještenja BDM, in Pićan.

HistoryEdit

StatisticsEdit

As per 2014, it pastorally served 169,048 Catholics (79.5% of 212,561 total) on 2,839 km² in 135 parishes with 108 priests (94 diocesan, 14 religious), 1 deacon, 78 lay religious (48 brothers, 30 sisters) and 6 seminarians.

Episcopal ordinariesEdit

(all Roman rite; probably many Italians, notably in the early centuries)

Suffragan Bishops of Poreč
  • Andrea (991 – 1010?)
  • Sigimbaldo (1015 – 1017?)
  • Engelmaro (1028 – 1040)
  • Arpo (1045 – 1050)
  • Orso (1050 – 1060)
  • Adelman (1060 – 1075)
  • Cadolo (1075 – 1082)
  • Pagano I (1082 – 1104)
  • Bertold (1104 – 1120)
  • Ferongo (1120 – 1131)
  • Rodemondo (1131 – 1146)
  • Vincenzo (1146 – 1158)
  • Uberto (1158 – 1174)
  • Pietro (1174 – 1194)
  • Giovanni I (1196 – 1200)
  • Pulcherio (1200 – 1216?)
  • Adalberto (1219 – 1243)
  • Pagano II (1243 – 1246)
  • Giovanni II (1249 – 1254)
  • Ottone (1256 – 1282)
  • Bonifazio (1282 – 1305)
  • Giuliano Natale (1306 – 1309)
  • Graziadio, Carmelite Order (O. Carm.) (1309 – 1327)
  • Giovanni Gottoli de Sordello, Dominican Order (O.P.) (1328.06.20 – death 1367)
  • Gilberto Zorzi, O.P. (1367.07.02 – 1388.03.04), next Bishop of Eraclea (1388.03.04 – death 1403)
  • Giovanni Lombardo, O. Carm. (1388.06 – death 1415.03.21)
  • Fantino Valaresso (1415.04.28 – 1425.12.05), later Metropolitan Archbishop of Crete (insular Greece) (1425.12.05 – death 1443.05.18)
  • Daniele Scotto de’ Rampi (1426 – 1433), next Bishop of Concordia (Italy) (1433.01.07 – death 1443.07.11)
  • Angelo Cavazza (1433.01.07 – 1440.04.11); previously Bishop of Arba (1433.01.07 – 1440.04.11); later Bishop of Cittanova (1442 – retired 1448); died 1457
  • Placido de Pavanello, Vallombrosians (O.S.B. Vall.) (1457.01.24 – 1464.11.05); previously Titular Bishop of Byblus (1454.01.09 – 1457.01.24); later Bishop of Torcello (1464.11.05 – 1471)
  • Francesco Morosini, Benedictine Order (O.S.B.) (1464.11.14 – death 1470.10.03), also [[Apostolic Administrator of Macerata (Italy) (1470.02.02 – 1470.10.03) and Apostolic Administrator of Roman Catholic Diocese of Recanati&Recanati (Italy) (1470.02.02 – 1470.10.03)
  • ...
TO BE COMPLETED/ELABORATED
Suffragan Bishops of Poreč and Pula
TO BE ELABORATED

See alsoEdit

Sources and external linksEdit

Coordinates: 45°13′43″N 13°35′36″E / 45.2286°N 13.5933°E / 45.2286; 13.5933

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Poreč i Pula (Parenzo)". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  2. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Poreč i Pula (Croatia)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]