Roman Catholic Diocese of Edmundston

The Diocese of Edmundston, (Latin: Dioecesis Edmundstonensis) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in New Brunswick, Canada. The diocese was erected 16 December 1944. The Diocese of Edmundston is a suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the metropolitan Archdiocese of Moncton.

Diocese of Edmundston
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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Location
Country Canada
Population
- Catholics (including non-members)

49,400 (95.7%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established16 December 1944
CathedralCathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopClaude Champagne, O.M.I. (2009- present)
Bishops emeritusFrançois Thibodeau, C.I.M.
Website
diocese-edmundston.ca/en/welcome.html

BishopsEdit

OrdinariesEdit

  • Marie-Antoine Roy, O.F.M. (1945–1948)
  • Joseph-Roméo Gagnon (1949–1970)
  • Fernand Lacroix, C.I.M. (1970–1983)
  • Gérard Dionne (1983–1993)
  • François Thibodeau, C.I.M. (1993–2009) - Bishop Emeritus
  • Claude Champagne, O.M.I. (2009–present)

Other priest of this diocese who became bishopEdit

External links and referencesEdit

  • Diocese of Edmundston official site
  • "Diocese of Edmundston". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-03-13.


Coordinates: 47°21′46″N 68°19′56″W / 47.3629°N 68.3322°W / 47.3629; -68.3322