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ⓘ Roman Catholic Diocese of Ferento. Ferento started as an Ancient city, Ferentium, which was important enough to become a bishopric around 400 AD. In 700 AD, its ..




Roman Catholic Diocese of Ferento
                                     

ⓘ Roman Catholic Diocese of Ferento

Ferento started as an Ancient city, Ferentium, which was important enough to become a bishopric around 400 AD.

In 700 AD, its diocese was suppressed and its territory annexed to the Diocese of Bomarzo.

In 1172, the neighbouring city state Viterbo started its expansion, destroying the old city of Ferento.

                                     

1. Titular see

In 1970, the old diocese was nominally restored as a Latin titular see.

It has had the following incumbents, of both the lowest episcopal and intermediate archiepiscopal ranks:

  • Titular Bishop Biagio Vittorio Terrinoni, Capuchin Friars O.F.M. Cap. 1971.04.17 – 1977.04.22
  • Titular Archbishop Remigio Ragonesi see above 1991.07.06 – 2000.03.22, the Vicegerent for the Vicariate of Rome
  • Titular Archbishop Antonio Mennini, Apostolic Nuncio to the UK Great Britain 2000.07.08 –.
  • Titular Bishop Remigio Ragonesi 1977.05.27 – 1991.07.06 see below, an Auxiliary Bishop of the Vicariate of Rome
  • Titular Archbishop Jose Garcia y Goldaraz 1970.07.02 – 1970.12.11