Roman Catholic Diocese of Chioggia
- Roman Catholic Diocese of Chioggia
The Italian Catholic diocese of Chioggia is in the Veneto. It is a suffragan of the archdiocese of Venice.
Chioggia in antiquity was known as Fossa Clodia; in the Middle Ages as Clugia. In 1106, Enrico Grancarolo, Bishop of the island of Malamocco, then nearly deserted, transferred his see to Chioggia.
Other bishops were:
Cardinal Pietro Bembo was a canon of the cathedral.
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This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed (1913). Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company.
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