Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Benevento

The Italian Catholic metropolitan Archdiocese of Benevento (Latin: Archidioecesis Beneventana) has a long history; it now has five suffragan dioceses: the diocese of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia, the diocese of Avellino, the diocese of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant'Agata de' Goti, the Territorial Abbey of Montevergine, and the archdiocese of Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi-Conza-Nusco-Bisaccia.[1][2][3]

Archdiocese of Benevento

Archidioecesis Beneventana

Arcidiocesi di Benevento
Location
CountryItaly
TerritoryBenevento
Ecclesiastical provinceBenevento
MetropolitanBenevento
Coordinates41.1298°N 14.7725°E / 41.1298; 14.7725
Statistics
Area1,691 km2 (653 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2015)
267,000 (estimate)
265,000 (estimate) (99.3%)
Parishes116
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Establishedc.3rd century
(as Diocese of Benevento)
969
(as Archdiocese of Benevento)
CathedralCattedrale di Maria SS. Assunta in Cielo (Benevento)
Secular priests146 (diocesan)
71 (Religious Orders)
53 Permanent Deacons
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
ArchbishopMost Rev. Felice Accrocca
Bishops emeritusAndrea Mugione
Map

Location of Archdiocese of Benevento in Italy
Website
www.diocesidibenevento.it Diocesan web site (Italian)

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