Hierpiniana

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Hierpiniana was a Roman era civitas (town) in the Roman province of Byzacena, Roman North Africa. The city was also the seat of an ancient bishopric, which survives today as a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.[1][2]

The current titular bishop is Florian Wörner of Germany.[3][4]

Titular bishops of Hierpiniana
No. Surname Office from to
1 Adolph Alexander Noser SVD Apostolic Vicar of Alexishafen ( Papua New Guinea ) January 8, 1953 November 15, 1966
2 Antonio Poma

Titular Archbishop Per Hac vice

Coadjutor Archbishop of Bologna (Italy) July 16, 1967 February 12, 1968
3 Santos Moro Briz Emeritus Bishop of Ávila ( Spain ) October 19, 1968 December 11, 1970
4 Constantino Amstalden Coadjutor Bishop of São Carlos ( Brazil ) March 11, 1971 September 19, 1986
5 Jean-Georges Deledicque Auxiliary Bishop in Lille ( France ) June 19, 1987 August 25, 1997
6 José Francisco Sanches Alves Auxiliary Bishop in Lisbon ( Portugal ) March 7, 1998 April 22, 2004
7 Severino Batista de França OFMCap Auxiliary Bishop in Santarém (Brazil) 4 August 2004 March 7, 2007
8th Paul Lortie Auxiliary Bishop of Quebec ( Canada ) April 7, 2009 February 1, 2012
9 Florian Woerner Auxiliary Bishop in Augsburg ( Germany ) June 5, 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ Apostolische Nachfolge – Titularsitze
  2. ^ Hierpine at catholic-hierarchy.org.
  3. ^ Titular Episcopal See of Hierpiniana at GCatholic.org.
  4. ^ Hierpine at catholic-hierarchy.org.