Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino

Italy Italy

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino / Senen(sis)–Collen(sis)–Ilcinen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Grosseto, Massa Marittima–Piombino, Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza, Pitigliano–Sovana–Orbetello

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Websites:

Celebrations

Patron Saint: S. Ansano, S. Marziale Vescovo, Madonna del Soccorso, S. Antimo

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History

Contact Info

Address: Piazza Duomo 5, 53100 Siena, Italy

Phone: 0577.42.020

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2019.05.06 – ...):Cardinal Augusto Paolo Lojudice (59)Cardinal Augusto Paolo Lojudice (59)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria del Buon Consiglio

Bishop of Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (Italy)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Augusto Paolo Lojudice (59)Cardinal Augusto Paolo Lojudice (59)
(2019.05.06 – ...)

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 – ...)

Archbishop Antonio Buoncristiani (80)Archbishop Antonio Buoncristiani (80)
(2001.05.23 – 2019.05.06)

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

Fides per caritatem

Born:1943.12.20 (Cerreto di Spoleto, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1968.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1994.10.01

Priest of Foligno (Italy) (1968.07.13 – 1994.07.21)

Bishop of Porto–Santa Rufina (Italy) (1994.07.21 – 2001.05.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy) (2001.05.23 – 2019.05.06)

Archbishop Gaetano Bonicelli (99)Archbishop Gaetano Bonicelli (99)
(1989.11.14 – 2001.05.23)

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

Omnibus omnia factus

Born:1924.12.13 (Vilminore di Scalve, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1948.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.26

Priest of Bergamo (Italy) (1948.05.22 – 1975.07.10)

Titular Bishop of Musti (1975.07.10 – 1977.06.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Albano (Italy) (1975.07.10 – 1977.06.11)

Bishop of Albano (Italy) (1977.06.11 – 1981.10.28)

Archbishop Military Vicar of Italy (Italy) (1981.10.28 – 1986.07.21)

Titular Archbishop of Italica (1981.10.28 – 1989.11.14)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of Italy (Italy) (1986.07.21 – 1989.11.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy) (1989.11.14 – 2001.05.23)

Archbishop Ismaele Mario Castellano, O.P.
(1986.09.30 – 1989.11.14)

Born:1913.09.22 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1942.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:1954.10.31
Died:2007.04.12 († 93)

Bishop of Volterra (Italy) (1954.08.24 – 1956.08.03)

Titular Archbishop of Colossæ (1956.08.03 – 1961.06.06)

General Ecclesiastical Assistant of Italian Catholic Action (1956.08.03 – 1961.06.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1961.06.06 – 1986.09.30)

Founder of International Association of “Caterinati” (1970)

Apostolic Administrator of Montepulciano (Italy) (1970 – 1975.10.07)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Italy (1972.06.13 – 1978.05.25)

Bishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa (Italy) (1975.10.07 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Montalcino (Italy) (1978.01.19 – 1986.09.30)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Italy (1984.05.11 – 1990.05.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy) (1986.09.30 – 1989.11.14)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Siena (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Ismaele Mario Castellano, O.P.
(1961.06.06 – 1986.09.30)

(see above)

Archbishop Mario Toccabelli
(1935.04.01 – 1961.04.14)

Born:1889.07.02 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1912.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1930.10.26
Died:1961.04.14 († 71)

Bishop of Alatri (Italy) (1930.09.16 – 1935.04.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1935.04.01 – 1961.04.14)

Archbishop Gustavo Matteoni
(1932.09.29 – 1934.11.17)

Born:1887.10.16 (Italy)
Died:1934.11.17 († 47)

Bishop of Grosseto (Italy) (1920.03.08 – 1932.03.03)

Bishop of Sovana–Pitigliano (Italy) (1924.04.29 – 1932.03.03)

Titular Archbishop of Antiochia (1932.03.03 – 1932.09.29)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1932.03.03 – 1932.09.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1932.09.29 – 1934.11.17)

Archbishop Prospero Scaccia
(1909.06.05 – 1932.09.29)

Born:1857.04.30 (Italy)
Died:1932.09.29 († 75)

Bishop of Tivoli (Italy) (1903.06.22 – 1909.06.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1909.06.05 – 1932.09.29)

Archbishop Paolo Maria Barone
(1908.11.27 – 1909.05.20)

Born:1844.09.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1867.10.13
Consecrated Bishop:1892.07.17
Died:1909.05.20 († 64)

Bishop of Casale Monferrato (Italy) (1892.06.11 – 1903.03.17)

Titular Archbishop of Melitene (1903.03.17 – 1908.11.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1908.11.27 – 1909.05.20)

Archbishop Benedetto Tommasi
(1892.06.11 – 1908.09.04)

Born:1839.04.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1862.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1888.06.11
Died:1908.09.04 († 69)

Bishop of Fiesole (Italy) (1888.06.01 – 1892.06.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1892.06.11 – 1908.09.04)

Archbishop Celestino Zini
(1889 – 1892)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1889 – 1892)

Archbishop Giovanni Pierallini
(1876.09.29 – 1888)

Born:1817.05.12 (Italy)

Bishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa (Italy) (1871.12.22 – 1876.09.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1876.09.29 – 1888)

Archbishop Enrico Bindi
(1871.10.27 – 1876)

Born:1812.09.29
Died:1876 († 64)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1867.03.27 – 1871.10.27)

Bishop of Prato (Italy) (1867.03.27 – 1871.10.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1871.10.27 – 1876)

Archbishop Ferdinando Baldanzi
(1855.09.28 – 1866)

Bishop of Volterra (Italy) (1851.04.10 – 1855.09.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1855.09.28 – 1866)

Archbishop Giuseppe Mancini
(1824.07.12 – 1855.02.15)

Born:1777.09.20 (Italy)
Died:1855.02.15 († 77)

Bishop of Massa Marittima e Populonia (Italy) (1818.10.02 – 1824.07.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1824.07.12 – 1855.02.15)

Cardinal Antonio Felice Zondadari
(1795.06.01 – 1823.04.13)

Born:1740.01.14 (Siena, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1782.03.16
Consecrated Bishop:1785.12.21
Created Cardinal in pectore:1801.02.23
Revealed as Cardinal:1801.09.28
Died:1823.04.13 (Siena, Italy † 83)

Titular Archbishop of Adana (1785.12.19 – 1795.06.01)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Batavia (Netherlands) (1786 – 1790)

Secretary of Sacred Congregation of the Propagation of the Faith (1789 – 1795)

Pro-Secretary of Sacred Congregation of the Propagation of the Faith (1795 – 1801)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1795.06.01 – 1823.04.13)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Balbina (1801.12.23 – 1823.04.13)

Archbishop Alfonso Marsili
(1792.12.03 – 1794.12.27)

Died:1794.12.27

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1792.12.03 – 1794.12.27)

Archbishop Tiberio Borghesi
(1772.06.01 – 1792.11.13)

Born:1720.07.29 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1743.09.21
Died:1792.11.13 († 72)

Bishop of Sovana (Italy) (1762.03.29 – 1772.06.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1772.06.01 – 1792.11.13)

Archbishop Alessandro Cervini
(1747.05.29 – 1771.11.13)

Died:1771.11.13

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1747.05.29 – 1771.11.13)

Archbishop Alessandro Zondadari
(1715.01.20 – 1744.01.04)

Died:1744.01.04

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1715.01.20 – 1744.01.04)

Archbishop Leonardo Marsili
(1682 – 1713.04.08)

Died:1713.04.08

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1682 – 1713.04.08)

Cardinal Celio Piccolomini
(1671.03.18 – 1681.05.24)

Born:1609 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1656.10.29
Created Cardinal:1664.01.14
Died:1681.05.24 († 71)

Titular Archbishop of Cæsarea Ponti (1656.10.16 – 1664.01.14)

Apostolic Nuncio to France (1656.10.27 – 1663.08)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Montorio (1664.02.11 – 1681.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1671.03.18 – 1681.05.24)

Archbishop Ascanio Piccolomini
(1629 – 1671.09.14)

Died:1671.09.14

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1629 – 1671.09.14)

Archbishop Alessandro Petrucci
(1615 – 1628)

Bishop of Massa Marittima e Populonia (Italy) (1602 – 1615)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1615 – 1628)

Cardinal Metello Bichi
(1612.12.17 – 1615.03.23)

Born:1541 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1596.02
Consecrated Bishop:1596.02.18
Created Cardinal:1611.08.17
Died:1619.06.14 († 77)

Bishop of Sovana (Italy) (1596.01.15 – 1606)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Bonifacio ed Alessio (1611.09.12 – 1619.06.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1612.12.17 – 1615.03.23)

Pope Paul V (Camillo Borghese)
(1607 – 1612)

Absit nisi in te gloriari

Born:1552.09.17 (Roma, Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1596.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1597.05.27
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1605.05.16
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1605.05.29
Died:1621.01.28 (Roma, Italy † 68)

Bishop of Castro (1594.09.05 – 1600.01.07)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Eusebio (1596.06.21 – 1599.03.10)

Bishop of Jesi (Italy) (1597.04.14 – 1599.08.02)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo (1599.03.10 – 1602.04.22)

Bishop of Montalcino (Italy) (1600.01.07 – 1607)

Secretary of Commission of Roman and Universal Inquisition (1602 – 1605.05.16)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono (1602.04.22 – 1605.05.16)

Vicar General for the Vicariate of Rome of Roma (Italy) (1603.06 – 1605.05.16)

Supreme Pontiff (1605.05.16 [1605.05.29] – 1621.01.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1607 – 1612)

Cardinal Francesco Maria Tarugi, C.O.
(1597.09.15 – 1607.01.24)

Born:1525.08.25 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1571
Consecrated Bishop:1592
Created Cardinal:1596.06.05
Died:1608.06.11 († 82)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Avignon (France) (1592.12.09 – 1597.09.15)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bartolomeo all’Isola (1596.12.02 – 1602.06.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1597.09.15 – 1607.01.24)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria sopra Minerva (1602.06.17 – 1608.06.11)

Archbishop Ascanio Piccolomini
(1588 – 1597.05.13)

Died:1597.05.13

Titular Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1579.07.03 – 1588)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1579.07.03 – 1588)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1588 – 1597.05.13)

Archbishop Francesco Bandini Piccolomini
(1529.04.07 – 1588)

Died:1588

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1529.04.07 – 1588)

Vice-Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church of Reverend Apostolic Camera (1560 – 1566)

Cardinal Giovanni Piccolomini
(1503 – 1529.04.07)

Born:1475.10.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1517.07.01
Died:1537.11.21 († 62)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1503 – 1529.04.07)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sabina (1517.07.06 – 1521.06.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Balbina (1521.06.11 – 1524.07.24)

Apostolic Administrator of L’Aquila (Italy) (1523.07.06 – 1525.07.03)

Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (1524.07.24 – 1531.09.22)

Apostolic Administrator of Umbriatico (1524.11.14 – 1531.03.20)

Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina (1531.09.22 – 1533.09.26)

Apostolic Administrator of L’Aquila (Italy) (1532 – 1537.11.21)

Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina (1533.09.26 – 1535.02.26)

Cardinal Vice-Dean of Sacred College of Cardinals (1533.09.26 – 1535.02.26)

Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia–Velletri (1535.02.26 – 1537.11.21)

Cardinal Dean of Sacred College of Cardinals (1535.02.26 – 1537.11.21)

Cardinal Francesco Todeschini-Piccolomini (later Pope Pius III)
(Apostolic Administrator 1460.02.06 – 1503.09.22)

Archbishop Antonio Piccolomini, O.S.B. Cam.
(1458.09.18 – 1459.11.08)

Died:1459.11.08

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena (Italy) (1458.09.18 – 1459.11.08)

Bishops of Siena (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Enea Silvio Piccolomini (later Pope Pius II)
(1450.09.23 – 1457.08.12)

Born:1405.10.18 (Corsignano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1447.03.04
Consecrated Bishop:1447.08.15
Created Cardinal:1456.12.17
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1458.08.19
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1458.09.03
Died:1464.08.14 (Ancona, Italy † 58)

Bishop of Trieste (Italy) (1447.04.17 – 1450.09.23)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1450.09.23 – 1457.08.12)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sabina (1456.12.18 – 1458.08.19)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1457.01.26 – 1458.01)

Apostolic Administrator of Warmia (Poland) (1457.08.12 – 1458.08.19)

Supreme Pontiff (1458.08.19 [1458.09.03] – 1464.08.14)

Bishop Neri da Montecarlo
(1444.11.27 – 1449.10)

Died:1449.10

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1444.11.27 – 1449.10)

Bishop Cristoforo da San Marcello
(1444.09.18 – 1444.10)

Died:1444.10

Bishop of Cervia (Italy) (1431.03.02 – 1435.11.21)

Bishop of Rimini (Italy) (1435.11.21 – 1444.09.18)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1444.09.18 – 1444.10)

Bishop Carlo Bartoli
(1427 – 1444.09)

Died:1444.09

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1427 – 1444.09)

Cardinal Antonio Casini
(1409.07.20 – 1427.09.12)

Born: (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1407.11.02
Created Cardinal:1426.05.24
Died:1439.02.04

Bishop of Pesaro (Italy) (1407.10.01 – 1409.07.20)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1409.07.20 – 1427.09.12)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marcello (1426.05.27 – 1439.02.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Grosseto (Italy) (1427.09.12 – 1439.02.04)

Archpriest of Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major (1437.03 – 1439.02.04)

Cardinal Gabriele Condulmer, C.R.S.A. (later Pope Eugene IV)
(1407.12.30 – 1408)

Born:1388 (Venezia, Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1408
Created Cardinal:1408.05.09
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1431.03.03
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1431.03.11
Died:1447.02.23 (Roma, Italy † 58)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1407.12.30 – 1408)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1408.05.09 – 1426)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere (1426 – 1431.03.03)

Supreme Pontiff (1431.03.03 [1431.03.11] – 1447.02.23)

Bishop Guglielmo
(1396 – 1407)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1396 – 1407)

Bishop Francesco Mormigli
(1385 – 1396)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1385 – 1396)

Bishop Carlo Minutoli
(1384 – 1385)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1384 – 1385)

Bishop Luca Bettino Ghini, C.R.S.A.
(1377.10.02 – 1384)

Bishop of Narni (Italy) (1373.03.30 – 1377.10.02)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1377.10.02 – 1384)

Bishop Guglielmo Vasco, O.F.M.
(1371 – 1377.10.02)

Bishop of Comacchio (Italy) (1358 – 1371)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1371 – 1377.10.02)

Bishop of Győr (Hungary) (1377.10.02 – 1386 deposed)

Bishop Iacopo di Egidio dei Malavolti
(1370 – 1371)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1370 – 1371)

Bishop Azzolino dei Malavolti
(1351 – 1370)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1351 – 1370)

Bishop Donosdeus dei Malavolti
(1317 – 1348)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1317 – 1348)

Bishop Ruggeri da Casole, O.P.
(1307 – 1317)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1307 – 1317)

Bishop Rainaldo di Uguccione Malavolti
(1282 – 1307)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1282 – 1307)

Bishop Bernardo
(1281 – 1281)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1281 – 1281)

Bishop Bandino Bonci
(1273 – 1281)

Died:1281

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1273 – 1281)

Bishop Tommaso Fusconi, O.P.
(1254 – 1273)

Died:1273

Bishop of Cefalù (Italy) (1253 – 1254)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1254 – 1273)

Bishop Bonfiglio
(1216 – 1252)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1216 – 1252)

Bishop Bono
(1189 – 1216)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1189 – 1216)

Bishop Gunterone
(1170 – 1189)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1170 – 1189)

Bishop Ranieri
(1127 – 1170)

Died:1170

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1127 – 1170)

Bishop Gualfredo
(1080? – 1106)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1080? – 1106)

Bishop Rodolfo
(1068? – 1076)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1068? – 1076)

Bishop Amadio
(? – 1062?)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (? – 1062?)

Bishop Roffredo
(? – 1059?)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (? – 1059?)

Bishop Antifredo
(? – 1058?)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (? – 1058?)

Bishop Giovanni
(1037 – 1058)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (1037 – 1058)

Bishop Adelberto
(? – 1036?)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (? – 1036?)

Bishop Leone
(? – 1031?)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (? – 1031?)

Bishop Giselberto
(? – 1013?)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (? – 1013?)

Bishop Adeodato
(? – 1001?)

Bishop of Siena (Italy) (? – 1001?)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (150)

Grosseto (↙), Volterra (←), Firenze (↑), Fiesole (↗), Arezzo–Cortona–Sansepolcro (→), Monte Oliveto Maggiore (→), Montepulciano–Chiusi–Pienza (↘), Pitigliano–Sovana–Orbetello (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 2,265 km²

Population: 174,600 Catholics (90.0% of 194,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 139 parishes, 12 missions

Personnel: 101 priests (66 diocesan, 35 religious), 7 deacons, 223 religious (38 brothers, 185 sisters), 1 seminarian

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