Bishop of Ravenna

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This page is a list of Roman Catholic bishops and archbishops of Ravenna and, from 1985, of the Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia;[1][2] the earlier ones were frequently tied to the Exarchate of Ravenna. (The city also became the centre of the Orthodox Church in Italy in 1995.)

Diocese of Ravenna (1st – 6th)[edit]

Archdiocese of Ravenna (6th century – 1947)[edit]

6th century[edit]

7th century[edit]

8th century[edit]

9th century[edit]

10th century[edit]

11th century[edit]

12th century[edit]

13th century[edit]

14th century[edit]

15th century[edit]

16th century[edit]

17th century[edit]

18th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

Archdiocese of Ravenna and Cervia (1947–1986)[edit]

Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia (1986–present)[edit]

  • Ersilio Tonini (22 November 1975 Appointed – 27 October 1990 Retired) (see name changed in 1986; became Cardinal after retirement)
  • Luigi Amaducci (27 October 1990 Appointed – 9 March 2000 Retired)
  • Giuseppe Verucchi (9 March 2000 Appointed – )

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Ravenna-Cervia" David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 13, 2017
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ravenna–Cervia" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved March 13, 2017
  3. ^ Andreas Agnellus lists only one bishop of Ravenna with this name in the 5th century. Although Agnellus mistakenly assigns events dated to the earlier part of the century to John's office, John's surviving epitaph (CIL 11, 304) states he was bishop 16 Years, ten months and 18 days, and was buried 5 June 494
  4. ^ a b c d Dates according to Andreescu-Treadgold, Treadgold Procopius and the imperial panels of S. Vitale
  5. ^ Martindale, Jones & Morris (1992), p. 30
  6. ^ a b c d e Ritzler, Remigius; Sefrin, Pirminus (1952). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol V. Patavii: Messagero di S. Antonio. p. 329. (in Latin)


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