Roman Catholic Diocese of Szombathely

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Diocese of Szombathely
Dioecesis Sabariensis
Szombathelyi egyházmegye
Szombathely Cathedral.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 András Veres
Metropolitan Archbishop Gyula Márfi
Emeritus Bishops István Konkoly Bishop Emeritus
Map
Map of Diocese
Map of Diocese
Website
Website

The Diocese of Szombathely (Latin: Dioecesis Sabariensis) is a diocese located in the city of Szombathely in the Ecclesiastical province of Veszprém in Hungary.

History[edit]

  • June 17, 1777: Established as Diocese of Szombathely (German Steinamanger) from the Diocese of Veszprém and Diocese of Zagreb, Croatia. Its first bishop was John Szily (1777-99), who built the episcopal residence and the cathedral. His successor, Cardinal Franz Herzen (1799-1804), was envoy of Joseph II to the Holy See.[1]

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