Roman Catholic Diocese of Pembroke

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pembroke (Latin: Dioecesis Pembrokensis) (erected 11 July 1882, as the Vicariate Apostolic of Pontiac) is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Ottawa. It was elevated as the Diocese of Pembroke on 4 May 1898. The Cathedral of St. Columbkille in Pembroke is the mother church of the Diocese of Pembroke.[2]

Diocese of Pembroke

Dioecesis Pembrokensis
Diocese of Pembroke.svg
Coat of Arms of the Diocese of Pembroke
Location
CountryCanada
Ecclesiastical provinceOttawa
Population
- Catholics (including non-members)

65,600 (49.7%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established4 May 1898
CathedralSt. Columbkille Cathedral
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopGuy Desrochers, C.Ss.R.[1]
Website
pembrokediocese.com
Looking left at the exterior of St. Columbkille Cathedral
Interior of St. Columbkille Cathedralfrom the choir loft

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Territorial lossesEdit

Year Along with To form
1908 Vicariate Apostolic of Temiskaming

BibliographyEdit

  • "Diocese of Pembroke". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 13 March 2007.
  • Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Diocese of Pembroke" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.

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