Shown within Tunisia
Titular see of Rucuma
Rucuma (adjectival form: Rucumensis)
|Established||July 2, 1966|
|Titular Bishop||Thomas Maria Renz|
Rucuma is a former city and bishopric in Roman North Africa, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see.
It was among the cities of sufficient importance in the late Roman province of Africa Proconsularis to become a suffragan bishopric of its capital Carthage's Metropolitan Archbishopric, yet faded so completely, plausibly at the 7th century advent of Islam, that its precisely location, now in northern Tunisia, wasn't identified precisely.
Historically recorded Diocesan bishops were :
The diocese was nominally restored in 1933 as titular bishopric of Rucuma (Latin = Curiate Italian) / Rucumen(sis) (Latin adjective).
It has had the following incumbents, of the fitting Episcopal (lowest) rank: