Roman Catholic Diocese of Novo Mesto

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Novo Mesto (Latin: Dioecesis Novae Urbis; Slovene: Škofija Novo mesto) is a diocese in the city of Novo Mesto in the Ecclesiastical province of Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Diocese of Novo Mesto

Dioecesis Novae Urbis

Škofija Novo mesto
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Location
CountrySlovenia
Ecclesiastical provinceLjubljana
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Ljubljana
Statistics
Area2,160 km2 (830 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2013)
159,595
137,424 (86.1%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established7 April 2006
CathedralSaint Nicholas' Cathedral, Novo Mesto
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopAndrej Saje
Metropolitan ArchbishopStane Zore
Website
Website of the Diocese

HistoryEdit

  • April 7, 2006: Established as Diocese of Novo Mesto from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ljubljana
 
Bishop Andrej Glavan

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Coordinates: 45°48′12.5″N 15°10′0.75″E / 45.803472°N 15.1668750°E / 45.803472; 15.1668750