Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Étienne
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Diocese of Saint-Étienne
Dioecesis Sancti Stephani
Diocèse de Saint-Étienne
|Metropolitan||Archdiocese of Lyon|
|Area||3,035 km2 (1,172 sq mi)|
- Catholics (including non-members)
|(as of 2014)|
464,000 (est.) (78.4%)
|Sui iuris church||Latin Church|
|Established||26 December 1970|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of Saint Charles Borromeo in Saint-Étienne|
|Patron saint||Saint Stephen|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Cardinal Philippe Barbarin|
|Website of the Diocese|
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Étienne (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Stephani; French: Diocèse de 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.
List of bishops
- Paul-Marie François Rousset, 1971–1987
- Pierre Jacques Joatton, 1988–2006
- Dominique Julien Claude Marie Lebrun, 2006–2015; named Archbishop of Rouen on 10 July 2015
- Sylvain Bataille, appointed on 18 May 2016.
- "Rinunce e nomine". Press.vatican.va. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
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