Roman Catholic Diocese of Hierapetra and Sitia

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The Diocese of Hierapetra and Sitia (also Hierapytna or Gerapitna) was a Roman Catholic diocese located in the city of Hierapetra in the southeast of the Greek island of Crete when it was under Venetian rule. It was suppressed sometime in the 1600s.[1][2]

History

  • 1200s: Established as Diocese of Hierapetra[2]
  • 1650?: Suppressed[2]
  • 1933: Restored as Titular Episcopal See of Hierapetra[2]

Ordinaries

Diocese of Hierapetra

Latin Name: Hierapetrensis

Diocese of Hierapetra and Sitia

16 July 1571: United with the Diocese of Sitia
Latin Name: Hierapetrensis et Sythiensis

References

  1. ^ "Diocese of Hierapetra et Sitia" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 31, 2016
  2. ^ a b c d "Titular Episcopal See of Hierapytna”’’GCatholic.org’’. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved March 31, 2016
  3. ^ "Bishop Gaspare Viviani" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  4. ^ "Bishop Alexander de Turre, C.R.L." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016

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