Titular see of Rucuma

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Location Tunisia
Region Bizerte Governorate
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Titular see of Rucuma

Rucuma (adjectival form: Rucumensis)
Country Tunisia
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established July 2, 1966
Current leadership
Pope Benedict XVI
Titular Bishop Thomas Maria Renz

Rucuma was a city in the late Roman province of Africa Proconsularis, now northern Tunisia.

Its bishopric was a suffragan of Carthage. No longer a residential see, it is included in the Catholic Church's list of titular sees.[1]

Diocesan bishops

These include:[2]

  • Lucianus (mentioned in 255)
  • Maximus (mentioned in 646)

Titular bishops


  1. Annuario Pontificio 2013 (Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2013, ISBN 978-88-209-9070-1), p. 960
  2. Stefano Antonio Morcelli, Africa christiana, Volume I, Brescia 1816, p. 263

External links

  • Rucuma in Catholic Hierarchy.