Roman Catholic Diocese of Šibenik

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Šibenik (Croatian: Šibenska biskupija; Latin: Dioecesis Sebenicensis) is a diocese located in the city of Šibenik in the Ecclesiastical province of Split-Makarska in Croatia.[1][2]

Diocese of Šibenik

Dioecesis Sebenicensis

Šibenska biskupija
Cathedral of St. James, Sibenik1 (js).jpg
Location
Country Croatia
Ecclesiastical provinceSplit-Makarska
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Split-Makarska
Statistics
Area3,246 km2 (1,253 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2014)
113,464
96,980 (85.5%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established1 May 1298
CathedralCathedral of St. James, Šibenik
Patron saintSaint Michael the Archangel
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopTomislav Rogić
Metropolitan ArchbishopMarin Barišić
Bishops emeritusAnte Ivas
Website
sibenska-biskupija.com

HistoryEdit

  • May 1, 1298: Established as Diocese of Šibenik

LeadershipEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Diocese of Šibenik (Knin)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 7, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Šibenik" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved October 7, 2016

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 43°44′09″N 15°53′20″E / 43.7358°N 15.8889°E / 43.7358; 15.8889