Roman Catholic Diocese of Patti
The Diocese of Patti (Latin: Dioecesis Pactensis ) is a diocese located in Sicily the Roman Catholic Church in Italy, based in Patti.
It belongs to the Ecclesiastical Province of Messina in the Church Region of Sicily and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Messina - Lipari - Santa Lucia del Mela.
The Diocese of Patti was in 1399, when Pope Boniface IX. the Diocese of Lipari - Patti aufteilte. The Diocese of Patti situated on the island of Sicily territory of the former diocese was thereby assigned to the diocese of the Lipari Aeolian Islands.
In the 19th century the territory of the Diocese of Patti was extended three times: in 1824 were added to 23 communities in 1838 and 1850 again 8 more 3