Roman Catholic Diocese of Sankt Pölten

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The Diocese of Sankt Pölten (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Hippolyti) is a diocese located in the city of Sankt Pölten in the Ecclesiastical province of Wien in Austria.

Diocese of Sankt Pölten

Dioecesis Sancti Hippolyti

Diözese St. Pölten
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Sankt Pölten Cathedral
Dom Mariä Himmelfahrt
(Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary)
Coat of arms of the Diocese of Sankt Pölten
Coat of arms
Location
CountryAustria
TerritoryLower Austria
Ecclesiastical provinceArchdiocese of Vienna
MetropolitanSankt Pölten
Statistics
Area10,450 km2 (4,030 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2017)
629,000
501,221 (79.7%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedJanuary 28, 1785
CathedralSankt Pölten Cathedral
Patron saintSaint Hippolyte
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopAlois Schwarz
Metropolitan ArchbishopChristoph Schönborn
Auxiliary BishopsAnton Leichtfried
Bishops emeritusKlaus Küng
Map
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Website
Website of the Diocese

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Coordinates: 48°12′20″N 15°37′41″E / 48.2056°N 15.6280°E / 48.2056; 15.6280