Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise

Diocese of the Catholic Church

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Diocese of Boise

Dioecesis Xylopolitana
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Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Coat of Arms of the Diocese of Boise
Country United States
TerritoryState of Idaho
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Portland
Area84,290 sq mi (218,300 km2)
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2015)
177,335 (11%)
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedAugust 25, 1893
CathedralCathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Patron saintSaint John the Evangelist
Current leadership
BishopPeter F. Christensen
Metropolitan ArchbishopAlexander King Sample
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The Diocese of Boise is an ecclesiastical territory (diocese) of the Catholic Church in the northwestern U.S., encompassing the entire state of Idaho. It is led by a bishop who serves as pastor of the cathedral, the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Boise. The diocese is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Portland.

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  • Boise, Idaho

    State capital city in Idaho, United States

  • Idaho Central Arena
  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise
  • Idaho State Capitol

    State capitol building of the U.S. state of Idaho

  • Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections
  • Idaho Supreme Court

    The highest court in the U.S. state of Idaho

  • The Egyptian Theatre (Boise, Idaho)

    United States historic place

  • Idaho House of Representatives
  • Idaho Senate

    Upper state chamber of a state of the United-States of America

  • U.S. Bank Plaza (Boise)

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