|Diocese of Pavia
|Area||782 km2 (302 sq mi)|
|(as of 2004)
|Cathedral||Cattedrale di Maria Assunta e S. Stefano Protomartire|
The Diocese of Pavia (Latin: Dioecesis Papiensis) is a see of the Catholic Church in Italy. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Milan. The diocese has produced one Pope and Patriarch of Venice, and three cardinals.
The diocese's motherchurch and thus seat of its bishop is the Cattedrale di Maria Assunta e S. Stefano Protomartire. The current Bishop of Pavia is Giovanni Giudici, appointed by Pope John Paul II on 1 December 2003.
List of bishops of Pavia (incomplete)Edit
- Source for parishes: CCI (2008), Parrocchie, Chiesa Cattolica Italiana, retrieved 2008-03-13.
- Official site
- "Diocese of Pavia". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.