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Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno

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Diocese of Fresno

Dioecesis Fresnensis
Saint John the Baptist Cathedral - Fresno.jpg
St. John's Cathedral
Coat of Arms Diocese of Fresno, CA.svg
Location
Country United States
TerritoryCounties of Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, and Tulare
Ecclesiastical provinceLos Angeles
MetropolitanJosé Gómez
Statistics
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2016)
2,906,023
1,200,000 (41.3%)
Parishes89
Congregations41
Schools38 (Pre-School, Elementary, Middle, and High School)
Information
DenominationCatholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedOctober 6, 1967[1]
CathedralSaint John the Baptist Cathedral
Patron saintSt. Therese of Lisieux
Secular priests179 (Diocesan and Religious)
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJoseph Vincent Brennan
Metropolitan ArchbishopJosé Gómez
Archbishop of Los Angeles
Vicar GeneralRev. Msgr. Raymond C. Dreiling, V.G.
Bishops emeritusArmando Xavier Ochoa
Map
Diocese of Fresno map 1.png
Website
dioceseoffresno.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno is a particular church of the Latin Church of the Roman Catholic Church in the western region (XI) of the United States, in the State of California. It is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Geographically, the diocese consists of 35,239 square miles (91,270 km2) of the Southern San Joaquin Valley of California, a portion of the Sierra Nevada and some eastern valleys. The diocese consists of all of the Counties of Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, and Tulare. The total population of the diocesan region is about 2.4 million inhabitants, of whom 1,074,944 are registered Catholic as of 2012. For administrative purposes the diocese is sub-divided into five deaneries: Fresno City, Fresno (rural), Tulare/Kings, Kern/Inyo, and Merced/Mariposa.

  1. ^ "Diocese of Fresno". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 January 2015.

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