Roman Catholic Diocese of Varaždin
|Diocese of Varaždin
Cathedral in Varaždin
|Metropolitan||Archdiocese of Zagreb|
|Area||3,100 km2 (1,200 sq mi)|
|(as of 2010)
|Established||5 July 1997|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Varaždin|
|Patron saint||Saint Marko Krizin|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Cardinal Josip Bozanić|
|Website of the diocese|
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Varaždin is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in northern Croatia. The diocese is centred in the city of Varaždin. It is a new diocese, having only been erected on July 5, 1997. Bishop Marko Culej was the first to be head of the diocese. Bishop Josip Mrzljak is the current bishop of Varaždin.
The Church of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven was built in 1646 and was proclaimed a cathedral on September 28, 1997.
The diocese's patron saint is Saint Marko of Križevci.