Diocese of Alife
Diocese of Alife
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    A diocese made up of twelve communes in the province of Caserta, Archbishopric of Benevento, Italy. The name of a Bishop of Alife appears for the first time among the signatories of the Roman Synod of 499, in the time of Pope Symmachus (Clarus episcopus Ecclesiœ Allifanœ subscripsi —) "Monumenta Germaniæ Historica," auct. Antiquiss., XII, 400. It contains 17 parishes, 60 priests, 23,890 inhabitants.
    CAPPELLETTI, Le chiese d'Italia (Venice, 1866), XIX, 89; UGHELLI, Italia Sacra (Venice, 1722), VIII, 206; GAMS, Series episcoporum Ecclesiœ catholicœ (Ratisbon, 1873), 847; D'AVINO, Cenni Storici (Naples, 1820), 8.
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