Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Étienne

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Diocese of Saint-Étienne

Dioecesis Sancti Stephani

Diocèse de Saint-Étienne
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Location
Country France
Ecclesiastical provinceLyon
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Lyon
Statistics
Area3,035 km2 (1,172 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2014)
591,628
464,000 (est.) (78.4%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established26 December 1970
CathedralCathedral of Saint Charles Borromeo in Saint-Étienne
Patron saintSaint Stephen
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopSylvain Bataille
Metropolitan ArchbishopCardinal Philippe Barbarin
Map
Diocèse de Saint-Étienne.svg
Website
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.

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

List of bishops[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rinunce e nomine". Press.vatican.va. Retrieved 2015-09-06.

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