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Roman Catholic Diocese of Forlì Bertinoro

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Ecclesiastical province  Ravenna-Cervia
Denomination  Catholic Church
Established  2nd century
Phone  +39 0543 28240
Country  Italy
Parishes  128
Rite  Roman Rite
Area  1,182 km²
Province  Province of Forlì-Cesena
Roman Catholic Diocese of Forlì-Bertinoro
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2006) 177,425 169,700 (95.6%)
Address  Piazza Dante Alighieri, 1, 47121 Forlì FC, Italy
Similar  Duomo di Forlì, Diocesi Di Faenza ‑ Modigliana, Abbey of San Mercuriale, Parrocchia Di San Giovanni, Chiesa San Pellegrino

The Diocese of Forlì-Bertinoro (Latin: Dioecesis Foroliviensis-Brittinoriensis) is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in Romagna, Italy. Until 1986 it was known as the Diocese of Forlì, in existence perhaps from the fourth century. In that year the Diocese of Bertinoro was united to it. The diocese is suffragan to the Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia.

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History

St. Mercurialis is venerated as the first bishop of Forlì, and has been said to belong to the Apostolic age; he is the Mercurialis present at the Council of Rimini in 359.

Diocese of Forli

Erected: 2nd Century
Latin Name: Foroliviensis
Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ravenna

...
  • Alessandro of Forlì (1160), who built the episcopal palace
  • Fra Bartolomeo da Sanzetto (1351)
  • Giovanni Strada (1414–1427 Died)
  • Giovanni Capparelli (1427), banished by Antonio I Ordelaffi;
  • Luigi Pirano(1437), who took an active part in the Council of Ferrara.
  • ...
  • Giacomo Paladini (1463–1470 Died)
  • Alessandro Numai (1470– 1485 Died)
  • Tommaso Asti (1485–1512 Died)
  • Pietro Griffo (1512–1516 Died)
  • Bernardo de' Medici (1516–1519 Died)
  • Leonardo de' Medici (1519–1526 Resigned)
  • Niccolò Ridolfi (1526–1528 Resigned)
  • Bernardo Antonio de' Medici (1528–21551 Appointed, Bishop of Cassano all'Jonio)
  • Pietro Giovanni Aliotti (1551–1563 Resigned)
  • Antonio Giannotti da Montagnana (1563–1578 Appointed, Archbishop of Urbino)
  • Marcantonio del Giglio (1578–1580 Died)
  • Giovanni Francesco Mazza de' Canobbi (1580–1586 Resigned)
  • Fulvio Teofili (1587–1594 Died)
  • Alessandro de Franceschi, O.P. (1594–1599 Resigned)
  • Corrado Tartarini (1599–1602 Died)
  • Cesare Bartorelli (1602–1635 Died)
  • Giacomo Theodoli (Teodolo) (1635–1665 Resigned)
  • Claudio Ciccolini (1666–1688 Died)
  • Giovanni Rasponi (1689–1714 Died)
  • Tommaso Torelli (1714–1760 Died)
  • Francesco Piazza (1760–1769 Died)
  • Nicola Bizarri (1769–1776 Resigned)
  • Giuseppe de Vignoli (1776–1782 Died)
  • Mercuriale (Bartolomeo) Prati, O.S.B. (1784–1806 Died)
  • Andrea Bratti (1807–1835 Died)
  • Stanislao Vincenzo Tomba, B. (1836–1845 Appointed, Archbishop of Camerino)
  • Gaetano Carletti (1845–1849 Appointed, Bishop of Rieti)
  • Antonio Magrini (1852–1852 Died)
  • Mariano Falcinelli Antoniacci, O.S.B. (1853–1857 Appointed, Titular Archbishop of Athenae)
  • Pietro Paolo Trucchi, C.M. (1857–1887 Died)
  • Domenico Svampa (1887–1894 Appointed, Archbishop of Bologna)
  • Raimondo Jaffei (1895–1932 Died)
  • Giuseppe Rolla (1932–1950 Died)
  • Paolo Babini (1950–1976 Retired)
  • Giovanni Proni (1976–1988 Retired)
  • Diocese of Forli-Bertinoro

    United: 30 September 1986 with the Diocese of Bertinoro
    Latin Name: Foroliviensis-Brittinoriensis

  • Vincenzo Zarri (1988–2005 Retired)
  • Lino Pizzi (2005–)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Forlì-Bertinoro Wikipedia


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