Roman Catholic Diocese of Pensacola–Tallahassee

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Diocese of Pensacola–Tallahassee
Dioecesis Pensacolensis–Talloseiensis
Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee coat of arms.jpg
Location
Country United States
Territory 20 counties in the Panhandle of Florida
Ecclesiastical province Miami
Statistics
Area 14,044 sq mi (36,370 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,381,566
74,868 (5.4%)
Parishes 49
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established October 1, 1975 (39 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
Co-cathedral Co-Cathedral of Saint Thomas More
Patron saint St. Thomas More
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gregory Lawrence Parkes
Emeritus Bishops John Ricard, S.S.J.
Map
Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee map 1.png
Website
ptdiocese.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pensacola–Tallahassee (Latin: Dioecesis Pensacolensis–Talloseiensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S. state of Florida. It is a suffragan see of the Archdiocese of Miami. The patron saint of the diocese is Saint Thomas More. Its present bishop is Gregory Parkes.

History[edit]

The diocese was formed in 1975 by taking some jurisdiction from the Diocese of St. Augustine.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

  1. René Henry Gracida (1975–1983); appointed Bishop of Corpus Christi
  2. Joseph Keith Symons (1983–1990); appointed Bishop of Palm Beach
  3. John Mortimer Smith (1991–1995); appointed Bishop of Trenton
  4. John Ricard, S.S.J. (1997–2011)
  5. Gregory Lawrence Parkes (2012–present)

Churches[edit]

High schools[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

External links[edit]

Co-Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Tallahassee

Coordinates: 30°26′N 87°12′W / 30.433°N 87.200°W / 30.433; -87.200