Roman Catholic Diocese of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant'Agata de' Goti

The Italian Catholic Diocese of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant'Agata de' Goti (Latin: Dioecesis Cerretana-Thelesina-Sanctae Agathae Gothorum), in Campania, Italy, has existed since 1986, when the Diocese of Sant'Agata de' Goti was united into the historical Diocese of Telese-Cerreto Sannita. The diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Benevento.[1][2]

Diocese of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de' Goti

Dioecesis Cerretana-Thelesina-Sanctae Agathae Gothorum
Cathedral in Cerreto Sannita
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical provinceBenevento
Statistics
Area583 km2 (225 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
91,242
90,109 (98.8%)
Parishes60
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established5th Century
CathedralCattedrale di SS. Trinità e Beata Vergine Maria Madre della Chiesa (Cerreto Sannita)
Co-cathedralConcattedrale della Santissima Trinità (Telese Terme)
Concattedrale di S. Maria Assunta (Sant’Agata de’ Goti)
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopGiuseppe Mazzafaro
Bishops emeritusMichele De Rosa
Website
www.diocesicerreto.it

It has its cathedral episcopal see Cattedrale di SS. Trinità e Beata Vergine Maria Madre della Chiesa, [clarification needed] dedicated to the Holy Trinity and to Mary Mother of the Church, in Cerreto Sannita
and a Co-Cathedral: Concattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, dedicated to the Assumption of Mary, in Sant’Agata de’ Goti
but the former Cathedral (now ruined), Ex cattedrale Santa Croce, dedicated to the Holy Cross, in Telese, remains decommissioned
There is also a Minor Basilica: Basilica-Santuario di S. Maria Assunta e S. Filippo Neri, in Guardia Sanframondi.


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