Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Benevento

The Italian Catholic 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
Location
CountryItaly
Ecclesiastical provinceBenevento
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 (est.)
265,000 (est.) (99.3%)
Parishes116
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
RiteRoman Rite
Establishedc.3rd century
(Diocese)
969
(Archdiocese)
CathedralCattedrale di Maria SS. Assunta in Cielo (Benevento)
Secular priests146 (diocesan)
71 (Religious Orders)
53 Permanent Deacons
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
ArchbishopFelice Accrocca
Bishops emeritusAndrea Mugione
Map

Location of Archdiocese of Benevento
Website
Diocesan web site (Italian)

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