Roman Catholic Diocese of České Budějovice

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Diocese of České Budějovice
Dioecesis Budovicensis
Dieceze České Budějovice CoA.jpg
Location
Country  Czech Republic
Ecclesiastical province Prague
Statistics
Area 12,500 km2 (4,800 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
Increase760,600
Decrease291,700 (Decrease38.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Nicholas
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vlastimil Kročil
Metropolitan Archbishop Dominik Duka
Auxiliary Bishops Pavel Posád
Map
Rep Ceca - Diocesi di Ceske Budejovice.png
Website
www.bcb.cz
St. Nicholas cathedral

The Diocese of České Budějovice (Latin: Dioecesis Budovicensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese. It is situated almost entirely in Bohemia, with only small eastern section in Moravia. The diocese was founded on 20 September 1785, and its area is 12 500 km². Jan Prokop Schaaffgotsche was its first diocesan bishop and Vlastimil Kročil is its current bishop.[1]

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  • Area: 12,500 square kilometres (4,800 sq mi)
  • Residents/Catholics: 760,000/220,000
  • Divisions: 11 vicarates, 361 parishes

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Coordinates: 48°58′31″N 14°28′34″E / 48.9753°N 14.4760°E / 48.9753; 14.4760