Roman Catholic Diocese of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk

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Diocese of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk
Dioecesis Neosiberiana Transfigurationis
Преображенской епархии в Новосибирске
Cathedral of Transfiguration
Country Russia
Metropolitan Mother of God at Moscow
Area 2,000,000 km2 (770,000 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
500,000 (2.0%)
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of Transfiguration
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk.PNG

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (Latin: Neosiberian(a) Transfigurationis) is a suffragan Latin diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Mother of God at Moscow.

Its cathedral episcopal see is the Cathedral of the Transfiguration, in the city of Novosibirsk, in Asian Siberia, Russia.



(all Roman rite, so far missionary members of Latin congregations)

Apostolic Administrators of Novosibirsk (Siberia)
Apostolic Administrator of Western Siberia
  • Joseph Werth, S.J. (see above 1999.05.18 – 2002.02.11 see below)
Bishops of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk
  • Joseph Werth, S.J. (see above 2002.02.11 - ...), President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of Russia (2005.02 – 2011.01.19)


As per 2014, it pastorally served 512,000 Catholics (2.0% of 25,600,000 total) on 2,000,000 km² in 70 parishes and 160 missions with 38 priests (19 diocesan, 19 religious), 1 deacon and 77 lay religious (20 brothers, 57 sisters).

Dependent churches include:

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