Italo-Albanese Diocese of

Lungro

Italy Italy

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Italo-Albanese (Byzantine)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Lungro / Lungren(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Nicholas of Myra

History

Contact Info

Address: Corso Skanderbeg 54, 87010 Lungro, Italy

Phone: 0981 947234

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.05.12 – ...):Bishop Donato Oliverio (68)Bishop Donato Oliverio (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lungro (Italo-Albanese Rite)

Bishop Donato Oliverio (68)Bishop Donato Oliverio (68)
(2012.05.12 – ...)

Bishop of Lungro of the Italo-Albanese (Italy)

Born:1956.03.05 (Cosenza, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1982.10.17
Consecrated Bishop:2012.07.01

Priest of Lungro of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1982.10.17 – 2012.05.12)

Bishop of Lungro of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (2012.05.12 – ...)

Archbishop Salvatore Nunnari (84)Archbishop Salvatore Nunnari (84)
(Apostolic Administrator 2010.08.10 – 2012.05.12)

Bishop Ercole Lupinacci
(1987.11.30 – 2010.08.10)

Born:1933.11.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1959.11.22
Consecrated Bishop:1981.08.06
Died:2016.08.06 († 82)

Bishop of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1981.03.25 – 1987.11.30)

Bishop of Lungro of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1987.11.30 – 2010.08.10)

Bishop Giovanni Stamati
(1979.02.20 – 1987.06.07)

Born:1912.06.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1935.05.02
Consecrated Bishop:1967.06.29
Died:1987.06.07 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Stephaniacum (1967.03.25 – 1979.02.20)

Apostolic Administrator of Lungro of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1967.03.25 – 1979.02.20)

Bishop of Lungro of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1979.02.20 – 1987.06.07)

Bishop Giovanni Stamati
(Apostolic Administrator 1967.03.25 – 1979.02.20)

Bishop Giovanni Mele
(1919.03.10 – 1979.02.10)

Born:1885.10.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1908.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1919.06.08
Died:1979.02.10 († 93)

Bishop of Lungro of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1919.03.10 – 1979.02.10)

Ordinaries of Italia continentale (Italo-Albanese Rite)

Bishop Giovanni Barcia
(1902.04.24 – 1912.12.02)

Born: (Italy)
Died:1912.12.02

Titular Bishop of Croia (1902.04.20 – 1912.12.02)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1902.04.24 – 1912.12.02)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1902.04.24 – 1912.12.02)

Archbishop Giuseppe Schirò
(1889.07.30 – 1896.11.29)

Born:1846.01.01 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1889.08.18
Died:1927.08.01 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Gadaræ (1889.07.30 – 1895.11.29)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1889.07.30 – 1896.11.29)

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1889.07.30 – 1896.11.29)

Titular Archbishop of Neocæsarea (1895.11.29 – 1927.08.01)

Bishop Giuseppe Bugliari
(1875.09.10 – 1888.09.01)

Born:1813.03.12 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1875.11.07
Died:1888.09.01 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Dansara (1875.09.10 – 1888.09.01)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1875.09.10 – 1888.09.01)

Bishop Agostino Franco
(1858.06.15 – 1860)

Died:1877

Ordinary of Silicia of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1858.06.15 – 1859)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1858.06.15 – 1860)

Titular Bishop of Hermopolis maior (1858.06.15 – 1877)

Bishop Gabriele Maria de Marchis
(1833.06.23 – 1858.04.18)

Born:1775.03.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1799.07.07
Died:1858.04.18 († 83)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1833.06.23 – 1858.04.18)

Titular Bishop of Tiberiopolis (1834.06.23 – 1858.04.18)

Bishop Domenico Bellusci
(1807.09.18 – 1833.03.02)

Born:1774.08.26
Ordained Priest:1798.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:1807.12.09
Died:1833.03.02 († 58)

Titular Bishop of Sinope (1807.09.18 – 1833.03.02)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1807.09.18 – 1833.03.02)

Bishop Francesco Bugliari
(1792.03.26 – 1806.08.17)

Born: (Italy)
Died:1806.08.17

Titular Bishop of Thagaste (1792.03.26 – 1806.08.17)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1792.03.26 – 1806.08.17)

Bishop Hyacinthus Archiopoli
(1757 – 1789.04.07)

Born: (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1757.12.21
Died:1789.04.07

Titular Bishop of Callipolis (1757 – 1789.04.07)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1757 – 1789.04.07)

Bishop Nicolaus de Marchis
(1742.12.07 – 1757.06.02)

Died:1757.06.02

Titular Bishop of Nemesi (1742.12.07 – 1757.06.02)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1742.12.07 – 1757.06.02)

Archbishop Felix Samuel Rodota
(1735.09.17 – 1740.10.15)

Born: (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1735.11.13
Died:1740.10.15

Titular Archbishop of Beroë (1735.09.17 – 1740.10.15)

Ordinary of Italia continentale of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1735.09.17 – 1740.10.15)

Special Churches

Churches by City (29)

San Marco Argentano–Scalea (↙), Tursi–Lagonegro (↑), Cassano all’Jonio (→), Rossano–Cariati (↘), Cosenza–Bisignano (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 493 km²

Population: 32,000 Catholics (99.5% of 32,175 total)

Pastoral Centres: 30 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 46 priests (diocesan), 18 religious (18 sisters), 2 seminarians

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