Roman Catholic Diocese of Szombathely

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Diocese of Szombathely
Dioecesis Sabariensis
Szombathelyi egyházmegye
Szombathelyi Cathedral 2015.jpg
Cathedral of the Visitation of Our Lady
Location
Country Hungary
Ecclesiastical province Veszprém
Metropolitan Veszprém
Statistics
Area 4,660 km2 (1,800 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
387,500
298,100 (76.9%)
Parishes 142
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of the Visitation of Our Lady in Szombathely
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop János Székely
Metropolitan Archbishop Gyula Márfi
Emeritus Bishops István Konkoly Bishop Emeritus
Map
Map of Diocese
Map of Diocese
Website
Website

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Szombathely (Latin: Dioecesis Sabariensis) is a Latin rite suffragan diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Veszprém in Hungary.

Its cathedral episcopal see is Sarlósboldogasszony székesegyházi, dedicated to the Visitation of Our Lady, in the city of Szombathely.

History[edit]

Statistics[edit]

As per 2014, it pastorally served 298,100 Catholics (76.9% of 387,500 total) on 4,660 km² in 142 parishes with 135 priests (105 diocesan, 30 religious), 86 lay religious (30 brothers, 56 sisters) and 16 seminarians.

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite)

Suffragan Bishops of Szombathely
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Coordinates: 47°13′53″N 16°37′03″E / 47.2314°N 16.6174°E / 47.2314; 16.6174