Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Diocese of Catanzaro
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Diocese of Catanzaro
DIOCESE OF CATANZARO (CATACIUM)
Suffragan of Reggio. Catanzaro is the capital of the province of Calabria, Italy. The date of the erection of the see is uncertain; it may have been 1122, when Callistus II transferred to Catanzaro the See of Taverna. The diocese has a population of 85,000, with 48 parishes, 97 churches and chapels, 116 secular and 4 regular priests, 1 religious house of men, and 5 of women.