Roman Catholic Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci

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Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci
Dioecesis Bellovariensis-Crisiensis
Bjelovarsko-križevačka biskupija
Location
Country  Croatia
Metropolitan Zagreb
Statistics
Area 3,741 km2 (1,444 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
189,068
174,700 (92.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of Saint Teresa of Avila, Bjelovar (Katedrala Sv. Terezije Avilske, Bjelovar)
Co-cathedral Co-cathedral of the Holy Cross (Konkatedrala sv. Križ, Križevci)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vjekoslav Huzjak
Metropolitan Archbishop Josip Bozanić

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci (Croatian: Bjelovarsko-križevačka biskupija; Latin: Dioecesis Bellovariensis-Crisiensis) is a diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of Zagreb in Croatia. On December 5, 2009 Pope Benedict XVI erected the Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci with territory taken from the Archdiocese of Zagreb. On the same day the Pope erected the new Diocese of Sisak, also in Croatia and within the Ecclesiastical province of Zagreb.

The see of the diocese is in the city of Bjelovar, where the Cathedral of Saint Teresa of Avila is situated. The diocesan co-cathedral of the Holy Cross is in the city of Križevci.

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Bjelovar-Križevci (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Vjekoslav Huzjak (since 2009.12.05)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 45°53′54″N 16°50′37″E / 45.8982°N 16.8435°E / 45.8982; 16.8435