Archdiocese of Turin

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Archdiocese of Turin
Archdiocese of Turin map
Basic data
Country Italy
Church region Piedmont
Diocesan bishop Cesare Nosiglia
(since October 11, 2010)
Emeritus diocesan bishop Severino Cardinal Poletto
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Guido Fiandino
Vicar General Valter Danna
surface 3,540 km²
Parishes 354 (2017 / AP 2018 )
Residents 2,113,500 (2017 / AP 2018 )
Catholics 2,024,600 (2017 / AP 2018 )
proportion of 95.8%
Diocesan priest 473 (2017 / AP 2018 )
Religious priest 507 (2017 / AP 2018 )
Catholics per priest 2,066
Permanent deacons 137 (2017 / AP 2018 )
Friars 793 (2017 / AP 2018 )
Religious sisters 2.130 (2017 / AP 2018 )
rite Roman rite
Liturgical language Italian
cathedral San Giovanni Battista Cathedral
address Via Arcivescovado 12
10121 Torino
Suffragan dioceses Diocese of Acqui
Diocese of Alba
Diocese of Aosta
Diocese of Asti
Diocese of Cuneo
Diocese of Fossano
Diocese of Ivrea
Diocese of Mondovì
Diocese of Pinerolo
Diocese of Saluzzo
Diocese of Susa
Ecclesiastical province
Map of the ecclesiastical province
Development of membership numbers

The Archdiocese of Turin ( lat. : Archidioecesis Taurinensis , ital. : Arcidiocesi di Torino ) is one in Italy located Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church .

The diocese was established in the 4th century and on May 21, 1515 by Pope Leo X to an archdiocese with the seat of a metropolitan . The first bishop named is St. Maximus of Turin , who died around 420 , whose sermons are considered to be important theological writings of the early Church . Since 1883 all Turin were archbishops upon appointment Cardinal or Cardinals were then created (up to Davide Riccardi, who shortly before his admission to the College of Cardinals in 1897 died) so that Turin as traditionally connected to the dignity of cardinal bishop's seat applies. The current archbishop ( Cesare Nosiglia ) has not yet been appointed cardinal until now (2019).

See also

Web links

Commons : Archdiocese of Turin  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

The Turin Cathedral, the Episcopal Church