Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse

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Diocese of Syracuse
Dioecesis Syracusensis
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Country United States
Territory 5,479 square miles (14,190 km2) in Central New York (Counties of Onondaga, Oneida, Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Madison, and Oswego, New York)
Ecclesiastical province Archdiocese of New York
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
289,000 (24.1%)
Parishes 129
Schools 22
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established November 26, 1886
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immacculate Conception
Secular priests 223
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Robert Joseph Cunningham
Metropolitan Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan
Archbishop of New York
Vicar General Timothy S. Elmer
Emeritus Bishops Thomas Joseph Costello
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The Diocese of Syracuse is a Catholic diocese headquartered in Syracuse, New York, United States. The current bishop is the Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse includes 237,546 Catholics residing in seven counties of Central and South Central New York State. The seven counties are Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga and Oswego.



The list of ordinaries of the diocese and their years of service:

  1. The Most Rev. Patrick Anthony Ludden (1886-1912)[1]
  2. The Most Rev. John Grimes (1912-1922)
  3. The Most Rev. Daniel Joseph Curley (1923-1932)
  4. The Most Rev. John A. Duffy (1933-1937)
  5. The Most Rev. Walter Andrew Foery (1937-1970)
  6. The Most Rev. David Frederick Cunningham (1970-1975)
  7. The Most Rev. Francis James Harrison (1977-1987)
  8. The Most Rev. Joseph Thomas O'Keefe (1987-1995)
  9. The Most Rev. James Michael Moynihan (1995-2009)
  10. The Most Rev. Robert Joseph Cunningham (2009–present)[2]

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Coordinates: 43°02′45.7″N 76°08′58.7″W / 43.046028°N 76.149639°W / 43.046028; -76.149639