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Thuburnica is a former Roman city and bishopric, presently a Catholic titular see.
The Ancient city of Thuburnica (which some hold to be identical with neighboring Bulla Regia, which is another titular see), in the Roman province of Africa Proconsularis, was important enough to become a bishopric, suffragan of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Carthage.
Thuburnica was an ancient Roman-Berber city in the Maghreb. It was located in the present-day El Kalâa, near Chemtou in western Tunisia. It may have been the ancient town of Bulla Regia.
Bulla Regia was a Berber, Punic, and Roman town near present-day Jendouba, Tunisia. Its surviving ruins and archaeological site are noted for their Hadrianic-era semi-subterranean housing, a protection from the fierce heat and effects of the sun. Many of the mosaic floors have been left in place; others may be seen at the Bardo Museum in Tunis. There is also a small museum connected with the site.
In Ancient Rome, a province was the basic and, until the tetrarchy, the largest territorial and administrative unit of the empire's territorial possessions outside Italy. The word province in Modern English has its origins in the Latin term used by the Romans.
Very Little is known of the ancient Bishopric. Only one Bishop is known, Aeneaus a catholic Bishop at the Council of Carthage 411.
A bishop is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.
In 1933, the Ancient diocese was nominally restored as a Latin Catholic titular see.
A titular see in various churches is an episcopal see of a former diocese that no longer functions, sometimes called a "dead diocese".
It has had the following incumbents, of the lowest (episcopal) rank, with a single archiepiscopal exception :
The Consolata Missionaries are an Italian Roman Catholic missionary congregation for men and women.
José Saraiva Martins, C.M.F., GCC is a Portuguese Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, having served as prefect from 1998 to 2008.
The Claretians, formally the Congregation of Missionaries, Sons of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary, are a community of Roman Catholic priests and brothers, founded in 1849 by Anthony Mary Claret. They are active as missionaries worldwide, in more than 65 countries on five continents. The number of Claretian priests and brothers is estimated at more than 3,000. The Congregation has a particular devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and members have published extensively in Mariology.
Zaghwan is a town in the northern half of Tunisia.
Ziama Mansouriah is a town and commune in Jijel Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 12,642.
The Military Bishopric of Ecuador is a modern Army bishopric with the canonical pseudo-diocesan status of military ordinariate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Ksar Sbahi is a town and commune in Oum El Bouaghi Province, Algeria and the site of Ancient Gadiaufala, a Roman city and former bishopric, now a Latin Catholic titular see.
Menefessi is a former ancient city and bishopric in Tunisia. It is currently a Latin Catholic titular see.
Germania in Numidia is a former ancient city and Roman bishopric and current Latin Catholic titular see. It was in the Roman province of Numidia.
Bosporus is a former bishopric in the Crimean city now called Kerch but remains a Latin Catholic titular Archiepiscopal See.
Vinda was an Ancient city and bishopric in North Africa and is now a Latin Catholic titular see.
Bida is a former Ancient city and bishopric in Roman Africa, now a Latin Catholic titular see.
Tisili is a former city and diocese of in Roman Africa; it is now a Catholic titular see in modern Tunisia, with its precise location not being defined.
Theuzi is a former ancient city and bishopric in Roman Africa and present Latin Catholic titular see.
Vazari-Didda or Vazari Didda) was an Ancient city and bishopric in Roman Africa, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see.
Arae in Numidia was an Ancient city and bishopric in Roman Africa, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see.
Siccenna was a Roman Era town and episcopal see in the Roman province of Africa Proconsularis in what is today northern Tunisia, which is now a Latin Catholic titular bishopric.
Caesariana (Cæsariana) was an Ancient city and diocese in Roman North Africa. It is now only a Roman Catholic titular see.
Cabarsussi, was an ancient civitas (municipality) and bishopric in the Roman province of Byzacena, that is tentatively identifiable with ruins at Drâa-Bellouan in modern Tunisia. The current bishop is Terence Robert Curtin, auxiliary bishop of Melbourne.
Mauriana was an Ancient city and bishopric in Roman North Africa, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see.
Horta was a city and bishopric in Roman Africa, which only remains as Latin Catholic titular see.
Vegesela was an Ancient city and former bishopric in Roman North Africa and remains a Latin Catholic titular see.
Febiana was city and former bishopric in Roman North Africa, which only remains a Latin Catholic titular see.