Roman Catholic Diocese of Hasselt

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Diocese of Hasselt
Dioecesis Hasseletensis
Diocèse de Hasselt (French)
Bistum Hasselt (German)
Bisdom Hasselt (Dutch)
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St. Quentin Cathedral in Hasselt
Location
Country Belgium
Ecclesiastical province Mechelen-Brussels
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussels
Statistics
Area 2,468 km2 (953 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
809,942
702,000 (86.7%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 31 May 1967
Cathedral St. Quentin's Cathedral in Hasselt
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Patrick Hoogmartens
Metropolitan Archbishop André-Joseph Léonard
Map
The Diocese of Hasselt, coextensive with the Belgian province of Limburg
The Diocese of Hasselt, coextensive with the Belgian province of Limburg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hasselt, is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in Belgium. Comprising the whole of Belgian Limburg, the diocese was created in 1967, split from the Diocese of Liège.[1] It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussels. Its see is the St. Quentin Cathedral, Hasselt.

Bishops[edit]

  1. Joseph Heuschen (1967-1989)
  2. Paul Schruers (1989-2004)
  3. Patrick Hoogmartens (2004–present)

Affiliated Bishops[edit]

  1. Philip Dickmans (2008–present)

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Catholic Hierarchy page

Coordinates: 50°56′01″N 5°19′53″E / 50.933648°N 5.331349°E / 50.933648; 5.331349