Roman Catholic Diocese of Hasselt

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Diocese of Hasselt

Dioecesis Hasseletensis

Diocèse de Hasselt (French)
Bistum Hasselt (German)
Bisdom Hasselt (Dutch)
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St. Quentin Cathedral in Hasselt
Location
Country Belgium
Ecclesiastical provinceMechelen-Brussels
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Mechelen-Brussels
Statistics
Area2,422 km2 (935 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
853,570
730,000 (85.5%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established31 May 1967
CathedralSt. Quentin's Cathedral in Hasselt
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopPatrick Hoogmartens
Metropolitan ArchbishopJozef De Kesel
Map
The Diocese of Hasselt, coextensive with the Belgian province of Limburg
The Diocese of Hasselt, coextensive with the Belgian province of Limburg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hasselt, is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in Belgium. Comprising the whole of Belgian Limburg, the diocese was created in 1967, split from the Diocese of Liège.[1] It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussels. Its see is the St. Quentin Cathedral, Hasselt.

Bishops[edit]

  1. Joseph Heuschen (1967–1989)
  2. Paul Schruers (1989–2004)
  3. Patrick Hoogmartens (2004–present)

Affiliated Bishops[edit]

  1. Philip Dickmans (2008–present)

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Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 50°56′01″N 5°19′53″E / 50.933648°N 5.331349°E / 50.933648; 5.331349