- Trivento• Diocese in southern Italy
Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.
- TriventoTrivento† Catholic_Encyclopedia ► Trivento(Triventensis)Diocese in southern Italy. The earliest bishop was St. Castus of an uncertain epoch, the local legend assigning him to the fourth century. Other bishops were: the monk Leo, intruded and deposed by Agapetus I (946); Alferius (1109); the Franciscan Luca (1226), exiled by King Manfred; Pietro dell' Aquila (1348), noted for his learning; Giulio Cesare Moriconda (1582), who restored the cathedral, rearranged the archives, and erected a seminary; Alfonso Moriconda (1717), O.S.B., a learned prelate who restored the cathedral and the episcopal residence. The diocese is suffragan of Beneventum; it has 58 parishes with 130,000 souls, 160 secular priests, and three religious houses.CAPPELLETTI, Le chiese d'Italia, XXI (Venice, 1844), 469.U. BENIGNITranscribed by Herman F. Holbrook A solis ortu usque ad occasum laudabile nomen Domini.
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. Nihil Obstat. 1910.