Religion in Italy
Religion in Italy is characterised by the predominance of Christianity, especially the Catholic Church, and an increasing diversity of religious practices, beliefs and denominations.The country's Cath...
Christianity in Italy
Roman Catholicism is the largest Christian Denomination in Italy. According to a 2005 survey by Eurispes, 87.8% of the population identified themselves as Catholic; of those, 36.8% considered themselv...
Islam in Italy
Islam is the second-most widely practiced religion in Italy behind Roman Catholicism, professed by an estimated 2% of the population according to 2011 estimates.Muslim presence in Italy dates back to ...
History of the Jews in Italy
The history of the Jews in Italy spans more than two thousand years. The Jewish presence in Italy dates to the pre-Christian Roman period and has continued, despite periods of extreme persecutions an...
Religion in Rome
Rome has, for centuries, been an important worldwide centre for religion, particularly the Roman Catholic strain of Christianity. The city is commonly regarded as the "home of the Roman Catholic Churc...
List of the Roman Catholic dioceses in Italy
The following is the List of the Roman Catholic dioceses of Italy. The Roman Catholic Church in Italy is composed of 225 particular churches, most of which are dioceses led by bishops. Dioceses led ...
Gabriel Roschini
Gabriel M. Roschini, O.S.M. (1900–1977), was a Roman Catholic Italian priest and professor of Mariology, who published over 900 titles on Mariology. During the pontificate of Pope Pius XII, he worked ...
Emirate of Bari
The Emirate of Bari was a short-lived Berber-ruled state (emirate) centred on the south Italian city of Bari from 847 to 871. It was the most lasting episode in the history of Islam in peninsular sout...
Johannes Hymonides
Johannes Hymonides, known as John the Deacon of Rome (d. before 882), was towards the middle of the 9th century a monk of Monte Cassino near Rome, and later a deacon of the Roman Church. Possessed of ...
Chiesa Cristiana in Italia
The Chiesa Cristiana in Italia ("Christian Church in Italy", acronym CCI) is a small biblical Unitarian group in Italy which separated from the Assemblies of God in the 1990s. The group considers itse...
Giuspatronato
The Giuspatronato (in Latin "jus patronatus") is a privilege and duty granted to a family regarding the altar of a church. It involves the duty to protect and maintain the altar and has generally been...
Neopaganism in Latin Europe
Italy, Spain, and Portugal are traditionally Roman Catholic and according to the 2005 Eurobarometer Poll retain an above average belief in God. France is traditionally Roman Catholic as well and has a...