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Roman Catholic Diocese of Le Havre

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Le Havre[pronunciation?] (Latin: Dioecesis Portus Gratiae; French: Diocèse du Havre) is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in France. Erected in 1974, the episcopal see is Le Havre Cathedral in the city of Le Havre. The diocese comprises the arrondissement of Le Havre in the department of Seine-Maritime, Normandy.

Diocese of Le Havre

Dioecesis Portus Gratiae

Diocèse du Havre
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Location
Country France
Ecclesiastical provinceRouen
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Rouen
Statistics
Area1,902 km2 (734 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
417,600
364,000 (87.2%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established6 July 1974
CathedralCathedral of Notre Dame in Le Havre
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJean-Luc Brunin
Metropolitan ArchbishopJean-Charles Marie Descubes
Bishops emeritusMichel Jean Guyard Bishop Emeritus (2003-2011)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The diocese was created from territory of the Archdiocese of Rouen, and remains suffragan to the parent diocese.

The current bishop is Jean-Luc Brunin, appointed in 2011.

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