Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Étienne

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Diocese of Saint-Etienne
Dioecesis Sancti Stephani
Diocèse de Saint-Etienne
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Country France
Ecclesiastical province Lyon
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon
Area 3,000 km2 (1,200 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
455,000 (77%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 26 December 1970
Cathedral Cathedral of Saint Charles Borromeo in Saint-Étienne
Patron saint Saint Stephen
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Sede vacante (Vacant see); Bishop Dominique Lebrun was appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rouen, in Rouen, France, by Pope Francis on Friday, July 10, 2015
Metropolitan Archbishop Cardinal Philippe Barbarin
Emeritus Bishops Paul-Marie François Rousset Bishop Emeritus (1971-1987)
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Étienne is a Latin Rite Catholic diocese in France, based in the city of Saint-Étienne in the Loire department.

It was established on 26 December 1970 out of the Archdiocese of Lyon-Vienne and consists of the arrondissements of Saint-Étienne and Montbrison, thus constituting the greater part of the department of the Loire.

The seat of the bishop is Saint-Étienne Cathedral, dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo (Cathédrale Saint-Charles-de-Borromé de Sainte-Étienne).

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Coordinates: 45°24′47″N 4°23′56″E / 45.41306°N 4.39889°E / 45.41306; 4.39889