Roman Catholic Diocese of Salina

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Diocese of Salina
Dioecesis Salinensis
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Country United States
Territory 31 counties in North Central and Northwest Kansas
Ecclesiastical province Kansas City in Kansas
Area 26,685 sq mi (69,110 km2)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
46,671 (14.1%)
Parishes 86
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established August 2, 1887 as the Diocese of Concordia; December 23, 1944 as the Diocese of Salina
Cathedral Sacred Heart Cathedral
Patron saint Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Edward Joseph Weisenburger
Bishop of Saliina
Metropolitan Archbishop Joseph Fred Naumann
Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas
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Sacred Heart Cathedral

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Salina (Latin: Dioecesis Salinensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese covering thirty-one counties in Kansas. The episcopal see is in Salina, Kansas. It was founded as the Diocese of Concordia on August 2, 1887 and on December 23, 1944, was renamed Diocese of Salina.[1]

Pope Benedict XVI named Monsignor Edward Joseph Weisenburger as the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Salina on February 6, 2012. He was consecrated on May 1, 2012.[2][3][4][5]

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See: List of the Catholic bishops of the United States#Province of Kansas City

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Coordinates: 38°49′27″N 97°36′26″W / 38.82417°N 97.60722°W / 38.82417; -97.60722