Roman Catholic Diocese of Feldkirch

The Diocese of Feldkirch (Latin: Dioecesis Campitemplensis) is a diocese located in the city of Feldkirch, Vorarlberg, in the Ecclesiastical province of Salzburg in Austria.

Diocese of Feldkirch

Dioecesis Campitemplensis

Diözese Feldkirch
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Feldkirch Cathedral
Location
CountryAustria
TerritoryVorarlberg
Ecclesiastical provinceSalzburg
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Salzburg
Statistics
Area2,601 km2 (1,004 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2016)
382,552
240,649 (62.9%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established8 December 1968
CathedralSt. Nicholas Cathedral, Feldkirch
Patron saintSaint Nicholas
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopBenno Elbs
Metropolitan ArchbishopFranz Lackner
Bishops emeritusElmar Fischer
Map
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Website
Website of the Diocese

HistoryEdit

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Bishops of FeldkirchEdit

  • Bruno Wechner (9 December 1968 – 21 January 1989)
  • Klaus Küng (21 January 1989 – 7 October 2004)
  • Elmar Fischer (24 May 2005 – 15 November 2011)
  • Benno Elbs (since 8 May 2013)



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Coordinates: 47°14′17″N 9°35′54″E / 47.2381°N 9.5982°E / 47.2381; 9.5982