Roman Catholic Diocese of Duluth

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This article is about the current Catholic diocese. For the former Episcopal Diocese known as the Diocese of Duluth, see Episcopal Diocese of Duluth.
Diocese of Duluth
Dioecesis Duluthensis
Coat of Arms of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Duluth.svg
Location
Country United States
Territory 10 counties in northeastern Minnesota
Ecclesiastical province Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Statistics
Area 22,354 sq mi (57,900 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
438,000
72,600 (16.6%)
Parishes 93
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established October 3, 1889 (124 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary
Patron saint Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Paul D. Sirba
Map
Diocese of Duluth map 1.jpg
Website
www.dioceseduluth.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Duluth (Latin: Dioecesis Duluthensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in Minnesota. The episcopal see is in Duluth, Minnesota. The diocese includes Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Pine and St. Louis Counties.[1]

History[edit]

The diocese was established on October 3, 1889 by Pope Leo XIII. Its territory was taken from the Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Minnesota.[2][3]

Bishops of the Diocese of Duluth[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diocese of Duluth at Catholic-Hierarchy
  2. ^ "Diocese of Duluth". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  3. ^ "Diocese of Duluth". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°47′13″N 92°05′53″W / 46.78694°N 92.09806°W / 46.78694; -92.09806