Roman Catholic Diocese of Salina

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Diocese of Salina
Dioecesis Salinensis
Diocese of Salina CoA.jpg
Location
Country United States
Territory 31 counties in North Central and Northwest Kansas
Ecclesiastical province Kansas City in Kansas
Statistics
Area 26,685 sq mi (69,110 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
342,000
46,671 (14.1%)
Parishes 83
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established August 2, 1887 as the Diocese of Concordia; December 23, 1944 as the Diocese of Salina
Cathedral Sacred Heart Cathedral
Patron saint Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Edward John Weisenburger
Bishop of Saliina
Metropolitan Archbishop Joseph Fred Naumann
Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas
Emeritus Bishops George Kinzie Fitzsimons
Bishop Emeritus of Salina
Map
Diocese of Salina (Kansas - USA).jpg
Website
salinadiocese.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Salina (Latin: Dioecesis Salinensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese covering thirty-one counties in Kansas. The episcopal see is in Salina, Kansas. It was founded as the Diocese of Concordia on August 2, 1887 and on December 23, 1944, was renamed Diocese of Salina.[1]

Pope Benedict XVI named Monsignor Edward John Weisenburger as the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Salina on February 6, 2012. He was consecrated on May 1, 2012.[2][3][4][5]

Diocesan bishops[edit]

See also: Diocesan bishop

High schools[edit]

Ecclesiastical province[edit]

See: List of the Catholic bishops of the United States#Province of Kansas City

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Coordinates: 38°49′27″N 97°36′26″W / 38.82417°N 97.60722°W / 38.82417; -97.60722