Roman Catholic Diocese of Belfort-Montbéliard

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Diocese of Belfort–Montbéliard

Dioecesis Belfortiensis–Montis Beligardi

Diocèse de Belfort–Montbéliard
Kathedrale St. Christophe Belfort.jpg
Location
CountryFrance
Ecclesiastical provinceBesançon
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Besançon
Statistics
Area1,472 km2 (568 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2012)
325,364
247,400 (76%)
Parishes133
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established3 November 1979
CathedralCathedral Basilica of St. Christopher
Patron saintSt. Paul
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopDenis Jean-Marie Jachiet
Metropolitan ArchbishopJean-Luc Bouilleret
Bishops emeritusClaude Pierre Charles Schockert
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Diocese of Belfort–Montbéliard (Latin: Dioecesis Belfortiensis–Montis Beligardi; French: Diocèse de Belfort–Montbéliard) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in France. Erected in November 1979, the diocese was split off from the metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon and remains a suffragan diocese in its ecclesiastical province.

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  1. ^ "Rinunce e nomine, 21.05.2015". Holy See Press Office. 21 May 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2015.

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Coordinates: 47°38′19″N 6°51′50″E / 47.63861°N 6.86389°E / 47.63861; 6.86389