Diocese of

Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza

Italy Italy

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza / Montis Politiani–Clusin(us)–Pientin(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Notes: United æque principaliter with Pienza 1462–1528, 1535–1554, 1563–1599

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint John the Baptist, Saint Andrew, S. Mustiola V.M.

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Via Fiorenzuola Vecchia 2, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy

Phone: 0578 71951

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.07.21 – ...):Cardinal Augusto Paolo Lojudice (59)Cardinal Augusto Paolo Lojudice (59)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria del Buon Consiglio

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Augusto Paolo Lojudice (59)Cardinal Augusto Paolo Lojudice (59)
(2022.07.21 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria del Buon Consiglio
Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy)
Bishop of Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (Italy)

Mihi fecistis

Born:1964.07.01 (Roma, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1989.05.06
Consecrated Bishop:2015.05.23
Created Cardinal:2020.11.28

Priest of Roma (Italy) (1989.05.06 – 2015.03.06)

Titular Bishop of Alba marittima (2015.03.06 – 2019.05.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of the Vicariate of Rome of Roma (Italy) (2015.03.06 – 2019.05.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy) (2019.05.06 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria del Buon Consiglio (2020.11.28 [2021.06.02] – ...)

Bishop of Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (Italy) (2022.07.21 – ...)

Bishop Stefano Manetti (65)Bishop Stefano Manetti (65)
(Apostolic Administrator 2022.07.06 – 2022.07.21)

Bishop Stefano Manetti (65)Bishop Stefano Manetti (65)
(2014.01.31 – 2022.04.21)

Bishop of Fiesole (Italy)

Sequere me

Born:1959.04.20 (Firenze, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1984.04.19
Consecrated Bishop:2014.03.25

Priest of Firenze (Italy) (1984.04.19 – 2014.01.31)

Bishop of Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (Italy) (2014.01.31 – 2022.04.21)

Bishop of Fiesole (Italy) (2022.04.21 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (Italy) (2022.07.06 – 2022.07.21)

Bishop Rodolfo Cetoloni, O.F.M. (78)Bishop Rodolfo Cetoloni, O.F.M. (78)
(2000.03.25 – 2013.05.28)

Bishop emeritus of Grosseto (Italy)

Verbum caro

Born:1946.01.03 (Badia a Ruoti, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:2000.05.20

Bishop of Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (Italy) (2000.03.25 – 2013.05.28)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (2013.05.28 – 2021.06.19)

Bishop Alberto Giglioli
(1986.09.30 – 2000.03.25)

Born:1924.02.04 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1947.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1970.06.13
Died:2005.01.03 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Bitylius (1970.04.24 – 1975.10.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1970.04.24 – 1975.10.07)

Bishop of Chiusi (Italy) (1975.10.07 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1975.10.07 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Pienza (Italy) (1975.10.07 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (Italy) (1986.09.30 – 2000.03.25)

Bishops of Montepulciano (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alberto Giglioli
(1975.10.07 – 1986.09.30)

(see above)

Archbishop Ismaele Mario Castellano, O.P.
(Apostolic Administrator 1970 – 1975.10.07)

Bishop Carlo Baldini, O.M.D.
(Apostolic Administrator 1964 – 1970.01.02)

Bishop Emilio Giorgi
(1933.09.18 – 1964.06.08)

Born:1885.04.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1912.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:1933.10.29
Died:1964.06.08 († 79)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1933.09.18 – 1964.06.08)

Bishop Giuseppe Batignani
(1898.11.28 – 1933.02.04)

Born:1856.03.15 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1878.12.30
Died:1933.02.04 († 76)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1898.11.28 – 1933.02.04)

Bishop Felice Gialdini (later Archbishop)
(1890.04.23 – 1898.11.28)

Born:1825.07.20 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1848.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:1879.05.22
Died:1903.11.23 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Dioclea (1879.05.12 – 1890.04.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1879.05.12 – 1890.04.23)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1890.04.23 – 1898.11.28)

Titular Archbishop of Cyrene (1898.11.28 – 1903.11.23)

Bishop Luigi Maria Paoletti
(1857.08.03 – 1890.04.23)

Born:1809.09.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1832.12.22
Died:1890.04.23 († 80)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1857.08.03 – 1890.04.23)

Bishop Claudio Samuelli
(1843.01.27 – 1854.09.19)

Born:1790.08.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1814.09.24
Died:1854.09.19 († 64)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1843.01.27 – 1854.09.19)

Bishop Pietro Saggioli
(1834.06.23 – 1839.02.19)

Born:1781.02.20 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1804.02.25
Died:1839.02.19 († 57)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1834.06.23 – 1839.02.19)

Bishop Ippolito Niccolai
(1829.07.27 – 1832.12.17)

Born:1779.03.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1802.06.12
Died:1832.12.17 († 53)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1829.07.27 – 1832.12.17)

Bishop Pellegrino Maria Carletti
(1802.09.20 – 1827.01.04)

Born:1757.11.21 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1781.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1802.09.26
Died:1827.01.04 († 69)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1802.09.20 – 1827.01.04)

Bishop Pietro Maria Franzesi
(1757.01.03 – 1798.11.08)

Born:1713.06.29 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1737.09.21
Died:1798.11.08 († 85)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1757.01.03 – 1798.11.08)

Bishop Pio Magnoni
(1747.09.04 – 1755.10.04)

Born:1682.07.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1706.12.18
Died:1755.10.04 († 73)

Bishop of Chiusi (Italy) (1736.07.09 – 1747.09.04)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1747.09.04 – 1755.10.04)

Bishop Antonio Maria Vantini
(1727.03.17 – 1747.08)

Born:1676.03.23
Died:1747.08 († 71)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1727.03.17 – 1747.08)

Bishop Francesco Maria Arrighi
(1710.11.09 – 1726)

Born:1660.02.02 (Italy)
Died:1726 († 66)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1710.11.09 – 1726)

Bishop Callisto Lodigeri, O.S.M.
(1707.04.11 – 1710.03.04)

Born:1643.03.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1666.06.19
Died:1710.03.04 († 66)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1707.04.11 – 1710.03.04)

Bishop Antonio Cervini
(1663.08.13 – 1706.09.09)

Died:1706.09.09

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1663.08.13 – 1706.09.09)

Bishop Marcello Cervini
(1652.09.23 – 1663.02.08)

Died:1663.02.08

Bishop of Sovana (Italy) (1645.05.15 – 1652.09.23)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1652.09.23 – 1663.02.08)

Bishop Talento de’ Talenti
(1640 – 1651)

Died:1651

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1640 – 1651)

Bishop Alexandre Della Stufa
(1623.09.17 – 1640)

Consecrated Bishop:1623.10.22
Died:1646.10.03

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1623.09.17 – 1640)

Cardinal Roberto Ubaldini
(1607.10.01 – 1623)

Born:1581 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1607
Created Cardinal:1615.12.02
Died:1635.04.22 († 53)

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1607.10.01 – 1623)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Matteo in Merulana (1617.04.03 – 1617.07.03)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pudenziana (1617.07.03 – 1621.05.17)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation of the Council (1621.01 – 1623.05.22)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Bonifacio ed Alessio (1621.05.17 – 1629.08.20)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1628.01.10 – 1629.01.08)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Prassede (1629.08.20 – 1635.04.22)

Bishop Sallustio Tarugi (later Archbishop)
(1600.01.10 – 1607.10.01)

Died:1613.08.10

Bishop of Montepulciano (Italy) (1600.01.10 – 1607.10.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pisa (Italy) (1607.10.01 – 1613.08.10)

Cardinal Giovanni Ricci
(Apostolic Administrator 1561.11.10 – 1562)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (47)

Pitigliano–Sovana–Orbetello (↙), Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (↖), Monte Oliveto Maggiore (↖), Arezzo–Cortona–Sansepolcro (↑), Perugia–Città della Pieve (→), Orvieto–Todi (↘), Viterbo (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 1,068 km²

Population: 67,700 Catholics (94.4% of 71,700 total)

Pastoral Centres: 46 parishes

Personnel: 53 priests (41 diocesan, 12 religious), 1 deacon, 82 religious (12 brothers, 70 sisters)

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