Archdiocese of Benevento

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Archdiocese of Benevento
Basic data
Country Italy
Church region Campania
Ecclesiastical province Benevento
Diocesan bishop Felice Accrocca
Vicar General Cristino Pompilio
surface 1,691 km²
Parishes 116 (2017)
Residents 266,230 (2017)
Catholics 265,000 (2017)
proportion of 99.5%
Diocesan priest 143 (2017)
Religious priest 71 (2017)
Catholics per priest 1,238
Permanent deacons 53 (2017)
Friars 112 (2017)
Religious sisters 193 (2017)
rite Roman rite
Liturgical language Italian
cathedral Maria Santissima Assunta in Benevento
Suffragan dioceses Diocese of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia
Diocese of Avellino
Diocese of Cerreto Sannita
Territorial Abbey of Montevergine
Archdiocese of Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi
Development of membership numbers

The Archdiocese of Benevento ( Latin Archidiocesis Beneventana , Italian Arcidiocesi di Benevento ) is an archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Italy with its seat in Benevento .

The diocese of Benevento was established in the 1st century and on May 26, 969 raised to the archbishopric .

See also

Web links

Commons : Archdiocese of Benevento  - Collection of images, videos and audio files
The cathedral in Benevento