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Nusco

(NUSCANA)

Diocese in the province of Avellino, Italy, suffragan of Salerno; dates from the eleventh century. Among its bishops were

In 1820 Montemartino was united to Nusco. St. John, a Benedictine (1084) was the first Bishop of Montemartino; forty of his sucessors are known. Nusco has 19 parishes, with 38,300 inhabitants, and 4 religious houses.

Sources

CAPPELLETTI, Le Chiese d'Italia, XX.

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APA citation. Benigni, U. (1911). Nusco. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11171a.htm

MLA citation. Benigni, Umberto. "Nusco." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 11. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1911. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11171a.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. February 1, 1911. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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