Roman Catholic Diocese of San Felipe, Chile

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This article is about the Roman Catholic Diocese in Chile. For the Roman Catholic Diocese in Venezuela, see Roman Catholic Diocese of San Felipe, Venezuela.
Diocese of San Felipe
Dioecesis Sancti Philippi
Diócesis de San Felipe
Catedral San Felipe de Aconcagua.jpg
Cathedral of St. Philip
Location
Country Chile
Ecclesiastical province Santiago de Chile
Metropolitan Santiago de Chile
Statistics
Area 10,223 km2 (3,947 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
337,000
269,000 (79.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 18 October 1925 (88 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St Philip in San Felipe
Patron saint St Philip the Apostle
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Cristián Contreras Molina
Metropolitan Archbishop Ricardo Ezzati Andrello
Website
obispadosanfelipe.cl

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Felipe (Latin: Sancti Philippi) is a diocese located in the city of San Felipe in the Ecclesiastical province of Santiago de Chile in Chile.

History[edit]

  • 18 October 1925: Established as Diocese of San Felipe from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile

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Coordinates: 32°45′05″S 70°43′26″W / 32.7514°S 70.7239°W / -32.7514; -70.7239