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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia

Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia
Archidioecesis Ravennatensis-Cerviensis
Ravenna Cathedral
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Ravenna-Cervia
Area 1,185 km2 (458 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
200,000 (89.6%)
Parishes 89
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 1st century
Cathedral Cattedrale di Risurrezione di N.S. Gesù Cristo (Ravenna)
Co-cathedral Cattedrale di S. Pietro (Cervia)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Lorenzo Ghizzoni
Emeritus Bishops Giuseppe Verucchi
Co-cathedral in Cervia

The Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia (}

}}: Archidioecesis Ravennatensis-Cerviensis) is a metropolitan archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy.[1] The cathedral of the archdiocese is the Cathedral Basilica of the Resurrection of Our Lord in Ravenna; the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Cervia is the co-cathedral of the archdiocese.[2]

The archdiocese was created in 1947 through the merger of the Archdiocese of Ravenna and the Diocese of Cervia.[3]

The current Metropolitan Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia, since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday, November 17, 2012, is Lorenzo Ghizzoni.[4]

See also


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External links

  • Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia

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