Diocese near Salerno, Italy

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.

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    Diocese in the province of Avellino, Italy, suffragan of Salerno; dates from the eleventh century. Among its bishops were
    ♦ Guido (1004);
    ♦ St. Amatus (1167), author of a history of the Normans in Apulia and Calabria;
    ♦ Roger (1198), who restored the cathedral;
    ♦ Cardinal Pietro Paolo Parisio (1538), who presided at the Council of Trent;
    ♦ Francesco Arcudio (1639), a Theatine;
    ♦ Fulgenzio Arminio Monforte (1669), an Augustinian.
    In 1820 Montemartino was united to Nusco. St. John, a Benedictine (1084) was the first Bishop of Montemartino; forty of his successors are known. Nusco has 19 parishes, with 38,300 inhabitants, and 4 religious houses.
    CAPPELLETTI, Le Chiese d'Italia, XX.

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. . 1910.

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