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{{no footnotes|date=April 2017}}{{Other places|Media (disambiguation)#Places}}Media was an ancient city and former bishopric in Roman North Africa, now a Latin Catholic titular see in Algeria.

History

Media was important enough in the Roman province of Mauretania Caesariensis, in the papal sway, to become one of the many suffragan dioceses, but was to fade completely, no ruins being identified.Its only historically documented bishop was Emilius, who attended the synod of Carthage called in 484 by king Huneric of the Vandal Kingdom, after which he was banished like most Catholic participants, unlike the Donatist heretics. Pius Bonifacius Gams, Series episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Leipzig 1931, p. 467; Stefano Antonio Morcelli, Africa christiana, Volume I, Brescia 1816, p. 222

Titular see

The diocese was nominally restored in 1933 as Latin titular bishopric of Media (Latine = Curiate Italian) / Medien(sis) (Latin adjective).It has had the following incumbents, of the fitting Episcopal (lowest) rank ''with archiepiscopal exceptions :

See also

References

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Sources

  • Pius Bonifacius Gams, Series episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Leipzig 1931, p. 467
  • Stefano Antonio Morcelli, Africa christiana, Volume I, Brescia 1816, p. 222

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