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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Country  France
Ecclesiastical province Lyon
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon
Area 3,035 km2 (1,172 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
464,000 (est.) (78.4%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
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 Sylvain Bataille
Metropolitan Archbishop Cardinal Philippe Barbarin
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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]


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


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