Roman Catholic Diocese of Šiauliai
|Diocese of Šiauliai
Cathedral in Šiauliai
|Area||7,696 km2 (2,971 sq mi)|
|(as of 2014)
|Established||28 May 1997|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul Šiauliai|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Lionginas Virbalas|
Map of the Diocese
|Website of the Diocese|
Diocese of Šiauliai (Latin: Dioecesis Siauliensis) is a Roman Catholic Diocese of Lithuania. The current bishop is Eugenijus Bartulis (since 1997). The diocese in present structure and territory was established on May 27, 1997.
The diocese covers an area of 7,696 km2 (2,971 sq mi), and is a suffragate of the Archdiocese of Kaunas. In 2004 the diocese of Šiauliai had about 269,861 believers (79.7% of the population), 65 priests and 67 parishes.
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