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Altamura And Acquaviva

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An exempt archipresbyterate in the province of Bari, in southern Italy. Altamura was declared exempt from episcopal jurisdiction by Innocent IV in 1248, and again by Innocent VIII (1484-92). Acquaviva, a town of the Campagna, was declared similarly exempt by Pius IX and united with Altamura, 17 August 1848. Altamura has 4 parishes and a Catholic population of 19,333; Acquaviva has one parish and a Catholic population of 8,527; the clergy number 80.

BATTANDIER, Ann. Pont. (1905), 338.

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Obstat, Nihil. Lafort, Remy, Censor. Entry for 'Altamura And Acquaviva'. The Catholic Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/a/altamura-and-acquaviva.html. Robert Appleton Company. New York. 1914.

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