Archdiocese of Acerenza

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ARCHDIOCESE OF ACERENZA (Archidioecesis Acheruntina)

Country : Italy
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 4th century as Diocese of Acerenza
11th century elevated to Archdiocese of Acerenza
1203 merged with Archdiocese of Matera and renamed to Archdiocese of Acerenza e Matera
1818 renamed to Archdiocese of Acerenza
1822 renamed to Archdiocese of Acerenza-Matera
1954 split to Archdiocese of Acerenza and Archdiocese of Matera
1976 degraded to Diocese of Acerenza
1977 elevated again to Archdiocese of Acerenza

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Acerenza

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