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ⓘ Archdiocese of Laureacum. When it was set up, Laureacum was in the Danubian Roman Province of Noricum Ripensis. Maximilian of Lorch is said to have been bishop ..




                                     

ⓘ Archdiocese of Laureacum

When it was set up, Laureacum was in the Danubian Roman Province of Noricum Ripensis.

Maximilian of Lorch is said to have been bishop of Laureacum.

The diocese was then abandoned for two centuries, in the face of pagan invasions. Lorch is near modern Linz.

Subsequently the diocese of Passau was set up, with a nearby see.

                                     

1. Titular see

It was nominally revived as a Metropolitan titular archbishopric in 1968 for its present incumbent, Girolamo Prigione 93, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Mexico.

                                     
  • located within the Diocese of Passau. The Diocese of Passau may be considered the successor of the ancient Diocese of Lorch Laureacum At Lorch, a Roman station

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