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A diocese made up of twelve communes in the province of Caserta, Archbishopric of Benevento, Italy. The name of a Bishop of Alife appears for the first time among the signatories of the Roman Synod of 499, in the time of Pope Symmachus (Clarus episcopus Ecclesiœ Allifanœ subscripsi —) "Monumenta Germaniæ Historica," auct. Antiquiss., XII, 400. It contains 17 parishes, 60 priests, 23,890 inhabitants.
CAPPELLETTI, Le chiese d'Italia (Venice, 1866), XIX, 89; UGHELLI, Italia Sacra (Venice, 1722), VIII, 206; GAMS, Series episcoporum Ecclesiæ catholicæ (Ratisbon, 1873), 847; D'AVINO, Cenni Storici (Naples, 1820), 8.
APA citation. (1907). Alife. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01312a.htm
MLA citation. "Alife." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01312a.htm>.
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Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.
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