Roman Catholic Diocese of Le Havre

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Diocese of Le Havre
Dioecesis Portus Gratiae
Diocèse du Havre
Country  France
Ecclesiastical province Rouen
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rouen
Area 1,902 km2 (734 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
364,000 (87.2%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 6 July 1974
Cathedral Cathedral of Notre Dame in Le Havre
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jean-Luc Brunin
Metropolitan Archbishop Jean-Charles Marie Descubes
Emeritus Bishops Michel Jean Guyard Bishop Emeritus (2003-2011)
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Le Havre[pronunciation?] (Latin: Dioecesis Portus Gratiae; French: Diocèse du Havre) is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in France. Erected in 1974, the episcopal see is Le Havre Cathedral in the city of Le Havre. The diocese comprises the arrondissement of Le Havre in the department of Seine-Maritime, Normandy.

The diocese was created from territory of the Archdiocese of Rouen, and remains suffragan to the parent diocese.

The current bishop is Jean-Luc Brunin, appointed in 2011.


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Coordinates: 49°29.25′N 0°6.5′E / 49.48750°N 0.1083°E / 49.48750; 0.1083