Diocese of Porto-Santa Rufina

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Diocese of Porto-Santa Rufina
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Basic data
Country Italy
Church region Lazio
Ecclesiastical province Rome Suburbicarian Diocese
Metropolitan bishopric Diocese of Rome
Cardinal Bishop Beniamino Cardinal Stella
Diocesan bishop Gino Reali
(since April 7, 2002)
Vicar General Alberto Mazzola
founding September 30, 1986
surface 2,000 km²
Parishes 56 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Residents 418,000 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Catholics 374,000 (2016 / AP 2017 )
proportion of 89.5%
Diocesan priest 73 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Religious priest 116 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Catholics per priest 1,979
Permanent deacons 13 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Friars 293 (2016 / AP 2017 )
Religious sisters 711 (2016 / AP 2017 )
rite Roman rite
Liturgical language Italian
cathedral Sacri Cuori di Gesù e Maria
Website diocesiportosantarufina.it

The diocese of Porto-Santa Rufina ( Latin Dioecesis Portuensis-Sanctae Rufinae , Italian Diocesi suburbicaria di Porto-Santa Rufina ) is a suburbicarian diocese and belongs to the ecclesiastical province of Rome . It is northwest of the diocese of Rome. It includes the municipalities of Fiumicino , Cerveteri , Ladispoli , Santa Marinella , Riano , Castelnuovo di Porto and large parts of the Roman Municipio XI , XII , XIII , XIV and XV (outside the Roman motorway ring ). The diocese has 55 parishes, which are divided into 5 decants.


The diocese was created in 1119 by the union of the Lazio lying dioceses Porto and Santa Rufina (now the Roman district of Selva Candida ) and has since been under the name "Porto and Santa Rufina", from 30 September 1986, the current name of Porto-Santa Rufina led.

The diocese of Porto, named after the ancient port city of Portus Romae in the vicinity of Rome , was founded in the 3rd century .

Cathedral above Via Cassia


The cathedral Sacri Cuori di Gesù e Maria in the Roman district of La Storta has been the episcopal church since 1950 . Previously it was the present-day Santi Ippolito e Lucia co- cathedral in Borgo di Porto.

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