Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Oristano

Italy Italy

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Oristano / Arboren(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Ales–Terralba

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: S. Archelao Martire

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Curia Arcivescovile, Via Vittorio Emanuele 41, 09170 Oristano, Italy

Phone: 0783.78.741

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2019.05.04 – ...):Archbishop Roberto Carboni, O.F.M. Conv. (65)Archbishop Roberto Carboni, O.F.M. Conv. (65)

Bishop of Ales–Terralba (Italy)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Oristano (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Roberto Carboni, O.F.M. Conv. (65)Archbishop Roberto Carboni, O.F.M. Conv. (65)
(2019.05.04 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy)
Bishop of Ales–Terralba (Italy)

Per caritatem servite invicem

Born:1958.10.12 (Scano Montiferro, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1984.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:2016.04.17

Bishop of Ales–Terralba (Italy) (2016.02.10 – 2019.05.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Ales–Terralba (Italy) (2019.05.04 – 2021.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (2019.05.04 – ...)

Bishop of Ales–Terralba (Italy) (2021.07.03 – ...)

Archbishop Ignazio Sanna (82)Archbishop Ignazio Sanna (82)
(2006.04.22 – 2019.05.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Oristano (Italy)
President emeritus of Pontifical Academy of Theology

Deus caritas est

Born:1942.02.20 (Orune, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1967.03.11
Consecrated Bishop:2006.06.25

Priest of Nuoro (Italy) (1967.03.11 – 2006.04.22)

Prelate of Honour of His Holiness (1983.10.08 – 2006.04.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (2006.04.22 – 2019.05.04)

President of Pontifical Academy of Theology (2019.06.03 – 2022.08.06)

Archbishop Pier Giuliano Tiddia (94)Archbishop Pier Giuliano Tiddia (94)
(1985.11.30 – 2006.04.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Oristano (Italy)

Servi sumus ejus ecclesiæ

Born:1929.06.13 (Cagliari, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1951.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1975.02.02

Priest of Cagliari (Italy) (1951.12.16 – 1974.12.24)

Titular Bishop of Minturno (1974.12.24 – 1985.11.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cagliari (Italy) (1974.12.24 – 1985.11.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1985.11.30 – 2006.04.22)

Archbishop Francesco Spanedda
(1979.03.17 – 1985.11.30)

Born:1910.06.21 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1934.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1957.03.17
Died:2001.07.15 († 91)

Bishop of Bosa (Italy) (1956.12.23 – 1979.03.17)

Bishop of Alghero (Italy) (1972.03.18 – 1979.03.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1979.03.17 – 1985.11.30)

Archbishop Sebastiano Fraghí
(1947.09.23 – 1978.12.14)

Born:1903.07.12 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1928.07.29
Consecrated Bishop:1947.12.08
Died:1985.07.22 († 82)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1947.09.23 – 1978.12.14)

Archbishop Giuseppe Cogoni
(1938.11.04 – 1947.06.06)

Born:1885.12.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1909.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:1931.01.04
Died:1947.06.06 († 61)

Bishop of Nuoro (Italy) (1930.11.20 – 1938.11.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1938.11.04 – 1947.06.06)

Archbishop Giorgio Delrio
(1920.12.16 – 1938.05.05)

Born:1865.07.20 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1907
Died:1938.05.05 († 72)

Bishop of Gerace (Italy) (1906.12.06 – 1920.12.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1920.12.16 – 1938.05.05)

Archbishop Ernesto Maria Piovella
(1914.04.19 – 1920.03.08)

Da pluviam super terram tuam

Born:1867.10.29 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1892.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1907.05.12
Died:1949.02.18 († 81)

Bishop of Alghero (Italy) (1907.04.15 – 1914.04.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1914.04.19 – 1920.03.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari (Italy) (1920.03.08 – 1949.02.18)

Archbishop Salvatore Tolu
(1899.06.19 – 1914)

Born:1848.05.24 (Italy)
Died:1914 († 66)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1899.06.19 – 1914)

Archbishop Francesco Zunnui Casula
(1893 – 1898.12.14)

Born:1824.03.28 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1850.10.17
Consecrated Bishop:1867.06.16
Died:1898.12.14 († 74)

Bishop of Ales (Italy) (1867.02.22 – 1893)

Bishop of Terralba (Italy) (1867.02.22 – 1893)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1893 – 1898.12.14)

Archbishop Paolo Giuseppe Maria Serci Serra
(1882.09.25 – 1893.01.16)

Born:1827
Died:1900.09.18 († 72)

Bishop of Ogliastra (Italy) (1871.11.24 – 1882.09.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1882.09.25 – 1893.01.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari (Italy) (1893.01.16 – 1900.09.18)

Archbishop Bonfiglio Mura, O.S.M.
(1879 – 1882)

Died:1882

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1879 – 1882)

Archbishop Antonio Soggiu
(1871.11.24 – 1878)

Died:1878

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1871.11.24 – 1878)

Archbishop Giovanni Saba
(1842.07.22 – 1860)

Died:1860

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1842.07.22 – 1860)

Archbishop Giovanni Maria Bua
(1828.01.28 – 1840.10.24)

Died:1840.10.24

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1828.01.28 – 1840.10.24)

Archbishop Giovanni Antioco Azzei
(1819.03.29 – 1821.12.04)

Died:1821.12.04

Bishop of Bisarcio (1804.09.24 – 1819.03.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1819.03.29 – 1821.12.04)

Archbishop Francesco Sisternes de Oblites
(1798 – 1812.06)

Died:1812.06

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1798 – 1812.06)

Archbishop Luigi Cusani
(1783.12.13 – 1796)

Died:1796

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1783.12.13 – 1796)

Archbishop Giacomo Francesco Astesan (Jacques)
(1778.06.01 – 1783)

Died:1783

Bishop of Nice (France) (1764 – 1778.06.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1778.06.01 – 1783)

Archbishop Antonio Romano Malingri
(1772.09.07 – 1776)

Died:1776

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1772.09.07 – 1776)

Archbishop Ludovico Emanuele del Carretto
(1745.11.28 – 1772)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1745.11.28 – 1772)

Archbishop Nicola Maurizio Fontana
(1744.02.03 – 1745)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1744.02.03 – 1745)

Archbishop Vincenzo Giovanni Vico Torrellas
(1741.07.03 – 1744)

Died:1744

Bishop of Ampurias (Italy) (1737.09.30 – 1741.07.03)

Bishop of Civita (Italy) (1737.09.30 – 1741.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1741.07.03 – 1744)

Archbishop Antonio Nin
(1726.12.16 – 1740)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1726.12.16 – 1740)

Archbishop Francesco Masones y Nin
(1704.09.15 – 1718)

Died:1718

Bishop of Ales (Italy) (1693.01.02 – 1704.09.15)

Bishop of Terralba (Italy) (1693.01.02 – 1704.09.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1704.09.15 – 1718)

Archbishop Giuseppe Acorrà
(1685.04.30 – 1702)

Bishop of Ampurias (Italy) (1679.09.25 – 1685.04.30)

Bishop of Civita (Italy) (1679.09.25 – 1685.04.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1685.04.30 – 1702)

Archbishop Pedro de Alagó y de Cardona
(1672.01.15 – 1684)

Bishop of Ampurias (Italy) (1669.08.05 – 1672.01.15)

Bishop of Civita (Italy) (1669.08.05 – 1672.01.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1672.01.15 – 1684)

Archbishop-Bishop of Mallorca (Spain) (1684 – 1701)

Archbishop Bernat Cotoner
(1664.07.24 – 1671)

Died:1684.01.08

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1664.07.24 – 1671)

Archbishop-Bishop of Mallorca (Spain) (1671 – 1684.01.08)

Archbishop Ildefonso de Sotomayor, O. de M.
(1657 – 1664)

Died:1682.06

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1657 – 1664)

Archbishop-Bishop of Barcelona (Spain) (1664 – 1682.06)

Archbishop Pietro Vico
(1641 – 1657.08.27)

Born:1601 (Italy)
Died:1676.10.19 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Amyclae (1635.09.17 – 1641)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1635.09.17 – 1641)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1641 – 1657.08.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari (Italy) (1657.08.27 – 1676.10.19)

Bishop of Iglesias (Italy) (1657.08.27 – 1676.10.19)

Archbishop Gavino Magliano
(1627 – 1641)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1627 – 1641)

Archbishop Lorenzo Nieto y Corrales, O.S.B.
(1621.10.25 – 1625)

Died:1626

Bishop of Ales (Italy) (1606.04.17 – 1613.08.12)

Bishop of Terralba (Italy) (1606.04.17 – 1613.08.12)

Bishop of Alghero (Italy) (1613.08.12 – 1621.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1621.10.25 – 1625)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari (Italy) (1625 – 1626)

Bishop of Iglesias (Italy) (1625 – 1626)

Archbishop Antonio Canopolo
(1588 – 1621)

Died:1621

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1588 – 1621)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sassari (Italy) (1621 – 1621 not possessed)

Archbishop Francesco Figo
(1578 – 1588)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1578 – 1588)

Archbishop Pedro Narro, O.S.B.
(1574.10.22 – 1577)

Died:1577

Bishop of Ampurias (Italy) (1572.07.30 – 1574.10.22)

Bishop of Civita (Italy) (1572.07.30 – 1574.10.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1574.10.22 – 1577)

Archbishop Pedro Buerba, C.R.S.A.
(1571.11.05 – 1574)

Died:1574

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1571.11.05 – 1574)

Archbishop Gerolamo Barbarà
(1563.01.19 – 1571)

Died:1571

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1563.01.19 – 1571)

Archbishop Pietro Sanna
(1556.05.04 – 1563)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1556.05.04 – 1563)

Archbishop Andrea Sanna
(1554 – 1555)

Died:1555

Bishop of Ales (Italy) (1521 – 1554)

Bishop of Terralba (Italy) (1521 – 1554)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1554 – 1555)

Archbishop Carlo Alagon
(1537 – 1554)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1537 – 1554)

Archbishop Agostino Grimaldi
(1530 – 1532.04.12)

Died:1532.04.12

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1530 – 1532.04.12)

Archbishop Giacomo de Cleve
(1520 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1520 – ?)

Archbishop Giovanni Briselot, O. Carm.
(1517.12.23 – 1520.09.11)

Died:1520.09.11

Titular Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1505.04.04 – 1517.12.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cambrai (France) (1505.04.04 – 1517.12.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1517.12.23 – 1520.09.11)

Archbishop Pedro Serra de Muñoz
(1510.12.09 – 1517)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1510.12.09 – 1517)

Cardinal Jaime Serra i Cau
(1492.04.11 – 1510.12.09)

Born:1427? (Spain)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal in pectore:1500.09.28
Revealed as Cardinal:1500.10.02
Died:1517.03.15 († 89)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1492.04.11 – 1510.12.09)

Vicar General for the Vicariate of Rome of Roma (Italy) (1496 – 1500.10.02)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Vitale (1500.10.05 – 1502.06.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Linköping (Sweden) (1501.09.03 – 1513.04.06)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1502.06.28 – 1511.01.20)

Apostolic Administrator of Potenza (Italy) (1503.11.29 – 1506.08.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Elne (France) (1506.09.05 – 1513.03.19)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1509.06 – 1511.01.20)

Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (1511.01.20 – 1517.03.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Burgos (Spain) (1512.07.28 – 1514)

Apostolic Administrator of Calahorra y La Calzada (Spain) (1514.07.05 – 1515.05.25)

Archbishop Ferdinando Romano
(1485.02.21 – 1492)

Died:1492

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1485.02.21 – 1492)

Archbishop Giovanni Cani
(1462.04.28 – 1485)

Died:1485

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1462.04.28 – 1485)

Archbishop Giacomo di Albareale
(1454.10.21 – 1458)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1454.10.21 – 1458)

Archbishop Giorgio Armato
(1451.10.25 – 1454)

Died:1454

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1450.10.14 – 1451.02.18)

Bishop of Trevico (1451.02.18 – 1451.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1451.10.25 – 1454)

Archbishop Giorgio Armato
(1450.10.14 – 1451.02.18)

(see above)

Archbishop Lorenzo Squintu
(1437.04.03 – 1450)

Died:1450

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1437.04.03 – 1450)

Archbishop Elia de Palma, O.S.B. Cam.
(1414 – 1437)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1414 – 1437)

Archbishop Bertrando Flores
(1407 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1407 – ?)

Archbishop Niccolò Beruto
(1404 – 1407?)

Bishop of Massa Marittima e Populonia (Italy) (1394 – 1404)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1404 – 1407?)

Archbishop Bartolomeo Ghini
(1403? – 1404)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1403? – 1404)

Archbishop-Bishop of Massa Marittima e Populonia (Italy) (1404 – 1425)

Archbishop Paolo Oleni
(1402 – 1402?)

Bishop of Patti (Italy) (? – 1402)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1402 – 1402?)

Archbishop Mariano Fabario
(1400 – 1402)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1400 – 1402)

Archbishop Ubaldino Cambi
(1396 – 1400)

Bishop of Cortona (Italy) (1391.01.23 – 1393.03.08 not possessed)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Torres (Italy) (1393.03.08 – 1396)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1396 – 1400)

Archbishop Corrado de Cloaco
(1392.12.05 – 1396.09.13)

Bishop of Sulci (1387 – 1390.08.23)

Bishop of Amelia (Italy) (1390.08.23 – 1392.12.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1392.12.05 – 1396.09.13)

Bishop of Noli (Italy) (1396.09.13 – ?)

Archbishop Leonardo de Zori
(1387 – 1389)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1387 – 1389)

Archbishop Gunnari
(1386? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1386? – ?)

Archbishop Giacomo
(1382? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1382? – ?)

Archbishop Guglielmo
(? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (? – ?)

Archbishop Giovanni Salat, O.P.
(1379 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1379 – ?)

Archbishop Enrico, O. Carm.
(1377 – 1379)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1377 – 1379)

Archbishop Ambrogio da Parma
(1364 – 1377.02.20)

Died:1391

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1364 – 1377.02.20)

Archbishop-Bishop of Cittanova (1377.02.20 – 1380.10.10)

Archbishop-Bishop of Concordia (Italy) (1380.10.10 – 1389)

Archbishop-Bishop of Tuscanella (1389 – 1391)

Archbishop-Bishop of Viterbo (Italy) (1389 – 1391)

Archbishop Bernardo
(1363 – 1364)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1363 – 1364)

Archbishop Nicola de Teramo
(1349.10.21 – 1363)

Bishop of Squillace (Italy) (1345.12.12 – 1349.09.04)

Bishop of Melfi (Italy) (1349.09.04 – 1349.10.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1349.10.21 – 1363)

Archbishop Pietro
(1346 – 1349?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1346 – 1349?)

Archbishop Giovanni
(1343? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1343? – ?)

Archbishop Pietro Nurachi
(1342 – 1342?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1342 – 1342?)

Archbishop Giovanni de Paperoni
(1340 – 1342)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1340 – 1342)

Archbishop Guido Cattaneo, O.P.
(1312 – 1339)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1312 – 1339)

Archbishop Oddone Sala (Otho), O.P. (later Patriarch)
(1308 – 1312.05.10)

Died:1325.05.03

Bishop of Terralba (Italy) (1300 – 1302)

Bishop of Pula (Croatia) (1302 – 1308)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1308 – 1312.05.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pisa (Italy) (1312.05.10 – 1323.06.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Montecassino (Italy) (1323.06.06 – 1325.05.03)

Patriarch of Alexandria (1323.06.26 – 1325.05.03)

Archbishop Ugo, O.F.M.
(1307 – 1308.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1307 – 1308.03.30)

Titular Bishop of Byblus (1307.07.21 – 1308.03.19)

Bishop of Pula (Croatia) (1308.03.30 – 1325)

Archbishop Leonardo de Aragall, O.F.M.
(1301 – 1307)

Bishop of Tricarico (Italy) (1284 – 1301)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1301 – 1307)

Archbishop Consiglio Gatti, O.P.
(1299 – 1301)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1299 – 1301)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Conza (Italy) (1301 – 1320)

Archbishop Alamanno, O.F.M.
(1299 – 1299)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1299 – 1299)

Archbishop Scolay
(1296 – 1299)

Died:1299

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1296 – 1299)

Archbishop Pietro
(1280 – 1289)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1280 – 1289)

Archbishop Daniele di Stamedio, O. Cist.
(1280 – 1280)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1280 – 1280)

Archbishop Egidio
(1268.11.03 – 1280?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ragusa (Croatia) (1258? – 1268.11.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1268.11.03 – 1280?)

Archbishop Aleardo, O.F.M.
(? – 1268)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (? – 1268)

Archbishop Torchitorio Cocco
(1261? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1261? – ?)

Archbishop Torgotorio de Muru
(1224 – 1244)

Bishop of Terralba (Italy) (1210 – 1224)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1224 – 1244)

Archbishop Bernardo
(1200 – 1220)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1200 – 1220)

Archbishop Giusto
(1192 – 1198)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1192 – 1198)

Archbishop Ugo
(1185? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1185? – ?)

Archbishop Comita de Martis
(1146? – 1170?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy) (1146? – 1170?)

Archbishop-Bishop of Ampurias (Italy) (1170? – 1179?)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (119)

Alghero–Bosa (↑), Nuoro (↗), Lanusei (→), Cagliari (↘), Ales–Terralba (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 3,112 km²

Population: 128,885 Catholics (99.0% of 130,131 total)

Pastoral Centres: 85 parishes

Personnel: 87 priests (diocesan), 3 deacons, 224 religious (10 brothers, 214 sisters), 4 seminarians

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