Roman Catholic Diocese of Telšiai

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Diocese of Telšiai
Dioecesis Telsensis (-Klaipedensis)
Vyskupija Telšių
Location
Country Lithuania
Ecclesiastical province Kaunas
Metropolitan Kaunas
Statistics
Area 13,373 km2 (5,163 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
705,000
564,000 (80%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Šv. Antano Paduviečio katedra
(Cathedral of St. Anthony of Padua)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jonas Boruta, S.J.
Metropolitan Archbishop Sigitas Tamkevičius
Auxiliary Bishops Linas Vodopjanovas, O.F.M.
Map
Location of Diocese of Telšiai in Lithuania
Location of Diocese of Telšiai in Lithuania

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Telšiai (Latin: Telsen(sis)) is an diocese located in the city of Telšiai in the Ecclesiastical province of Kaunas in Lithuania. It was established on April 4, 1926 from the Diocese of Samogitia.

Curia of Roman Catholic Diocese of Telšiai

United titles[edit]

On 24 December 1991 the Territorial Prelature of Klaipėda (Memel), which had been seceded from the Diocese of Ermland on 4 April 1926, has been merged into the Telšiai diocese.[1]

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Coordinates: 55°59′N 22°15′E / 55.983°N 22.250°E / 55.983; 22.250