Roman Catholic Diocese of Gospić-Senj

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Diocese of Gospić–Senj
Dioecesis Gospiciensis-Seniensis
Gospićko-senjska biskupija
Hl. Magdalena Kirche in Gospic.JPG
Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Gospić
Location
Country  Croatia
Ecclesiastical province Rijeka
Metropolitan Rijeka
Statistics
Area 8,200 km2 (3,200 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
78,747
66,172 (84%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Katedrala Navještenja Blažene Djevice Marije, Gospić
(Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
Co-cathedral Katedrala Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije, Senj
(Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Zdenko Križić
Metropolitan Archbishop Ivan Devcic
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Diocese of Gospić–Senj (Croatian: Gospićko-senjska biskupija; Latin: Gospicien(sis)-Senien(sis)) is a diocese located in the cities of Gospić and Senj in the Ecclesiastical province of Rijeka in Croatia.

History[edit]

  • May 25, 2000: Established as Diocese of Gospić – Senj from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rijeka–Senj

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
  • Former Cathedral:
    • Katedrala Navijestenja Blažene Djevice Marije, Pićan, Istria
      (Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
    • Katedrala sv. Križ, Nin, Zadar
      (Cathedral of the Holy Cross)
    • Katedrala sv. Marija, Osor, Primorje-Gorski Kotar
      (Cathedral of St. Mary)
    • Katedrala sv. Marka, Modruš, Karlovac
      (Cathedral of St. Mark)
    • Katedrala sv. Markova, Korčula, Dubrovnik-Neretva
      (Cathedral of St. Mark)
    • Katedrala Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije, Rab, Primorje-Gorski Kotar
      (Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
Bishop Mile Bogovic

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Gospić–Senj (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Zdenko Križić (April 4, 2016 - Present)
    • Bishop Mile Bogović (May 25, 2000 - April 4, 2016)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 44°32′46″N 15°22′33″E / 44.5462°N 15.3758°E / 44.5462; 15.3758