Roman Catholic Diocese of Trivento

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Trivento (Latin: Dioecesis Triventinus) is a Latin rite suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan archdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano, in the ecclesiastical region of Abruzzo-Molise, southern Italy.[1][2]

Diocese of Trivento

Dioecesis Triventinus
Ecclesiastical provinceCampobasso-Boiano
Area1,234 km2 (476 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2010)
53,280 (99.7%)
DenominationCatholic Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established10th Century
CathedralCattedrale di Ss. Nazaroi, Celso e Vittore
Current leadership
BishopDomenico Angelo Scotti

The cathedral episcopal see is Cattedrale di Ss. Nazario, Celso e Vittore, dedicated to the diocesan patron saints St. Nazarius, St. Celsus and St. Victor, at Trivento, Campobasso province, in Molise administrative region.
The other major sanctuary is at Canneto, in the commune Roccavivara, founded in the fourth century and until the tenth dependent on Montecassino.


According to local legend the earliest bishop of Trivento was St. Castus of an uncertain epoch, assigning him to the fourth century.

Statistics and extentEdit

  • As per 25014, it pastorally served 51,786 Catholics (99.8% of 51,903 total) on 1,234 km² in 58 parishes with 52 priests (50 diocesan, 2 religious), 1 deacon, 46 lay religious (2 brothers, 44 sisters) and 6 seminarians.
  • It comprises four deaneries - Agnone, Carovilli, Frosolone and Trivento - covering 40 commune (municipalities) in three administrative provinces :
    • in the Province of Campobasso : Trivento, Casalciprano, Castropignano, Duronia, Fossalto, Molise, Montefalcone nel Sannio, Pietracupa, Roccavivara, Salcito, San Biase e Torella del Sannio;
    • in the Province of Isernia : Agnone, Bagnoli del Trigno, Belmonte del Sannio, Capracotta, Carovilli, Castel del Giudice, Castelverrino, Chiauci, Civitanova del Sannio, Frosolone, Montenero Val Cocchiara, Pescolanciano, Pescopennataro, Pietrabbondante, Poggio Sannita, Rionero Sannitico, San Pietro Avellana, Sant'Angelo del Pesco e Vastogirardi;
    • in the Province of Chieti : Borrello, Castelguidone, Castiglione Messer Marino, Celenza sul Trigno, Roio del Sangro, Rosello, San Giovanni Lipioni, Schiavi di Abruzzo e Torrebruna.

Episcopal ordinariesEdit

(all Roman rite)

Suffragan Bishops of Trivento

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Diocese of Trivento" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved 6 June 2017
  2. ^ "Diocese of Trivento" David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia article
  4. ^ "Bishop Leonardo Carmini" David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 17, 2016
  5. ^ "Bishop Leonardo Corbera" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved October 7, 2016

Sources and external linksEdit

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Missing or empty |title= (help)

Bibliography Books

Coordinates: 41°46′00″N 14°33′00″E / 41.7667°N 14.5500°E / 41.7667; 14.5500