Roman Catholic Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci (Croatian: Bjelovarsko-križevačka biskupija; Latin: Dioecesis Bellovariensis-Crisiensis) is a diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of Zagreb in Croatia. On December 5, 2009 Pope Benedict XVI erected the Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci with territory taken from the Archdiocese of Zagreb. On the same day the Pope erected the new Diocese of Sisak, also in Croatia and within the Ecclesiastical province of Zagreb.

Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci

Dioecesis Bellovariensis-Crisiensis

Bjelovarsko-križevačka biskupija
Location
Country Croatia
MetropolitanZagreb
Statistics
Area3,741 km2 (1,444 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2012)
189,068
174,700 (92.4%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCathedral of Saint Teresa of Avila, Bjelovar (Katedrala Sv. Terezije Avilske, Bjelovar)
Co-cathedralCo-cathedral of the Holy Cross (Konkatedrala sv. Križ, Križevci)
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVjekoslav Huzjak
Metropolitan ArchbishopJosip Bozanić

The see of the diocese is in the city of Bjelovar, where the Cathedral of Saint Teresa of Avila is situated. The diocesan co-cathedral of the Holy Cross is in the city of Križevci.

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Coordinates: 45°53′54″N 16°50′37″E / 45.8982°N 16.8435°E / 45.8982; 16.8435