Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend

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Fort Wayne–South Bend

Dioecesis Wayne Castrensis–South Bendensis
Catedral Católica de la Inmaculada Concepción, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Estados Unidos, 2012-11-12, DD 02.jpg
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne
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Location
Country United States
TerritoryNortheastern Indiana, Michiana
Ecclesiastical provinceIndianapolis
Statistics
Area5,792 km2 (2,236 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
1,247,850
159,888 (12.8%)
Parishes84
Information
DenominationCatholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedJanuary 8, 1857 (163 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Fort Wayne)
Co-cathedralSaint Matthew Cathedral (South Bend)
Patron saintImmaculate Conception
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopKevin C. Rhoades
Map
Diocese of Fort Wayne - South Bend map 1.png
Website
diocesefwsb.org
St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend

The Diocese of Fort Wayne–South Bend (Latin: Dioecesis Wayne Castrensis–South Bendensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in north-central and northeastern Indiana. The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades was appointed diocesan bishop by Pope Benedict XVI on November 14, 2009, and was installed on January 13, 2010. The Diocese of Fort Wayne–South Bend encompasses 14 Indiana counties: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Elkhart, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Marshall, Noble, Steuben, St. Joseph, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley. The diocese has a co-cathedral setup with the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne as the primary cathedral and Saint Matthew's Cathedral in South Bend as the associate cathedral.


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