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Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Gallen

Diocese of St. Gallen


Dioecesis Sancti Galli


Bistum Sankt Gallen
Stiftskirche St.Gallen.jpg
Cathedral of the Diocese
Location
Country Switzerland
Metropolitan Immediately Subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 2,429 km2 (938 sq mi)
Population

- Total

- Catholics
(as of 2017)

650,134

261,690 (40.3%)
Parishes 142
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin
Established 8 April 1847
Cathedral Abbey of Saint Gall
Patron saint Saint Gall
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Markus Büchel
Bishops emeritus Ivo Fürer
Map
Map of the Diocese

Map of the Diocese
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Gallen (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Galli) is a Roman Catholic diocese in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

The diocese was created in 1847 from the territory of the episcopal see of Chur-St. Gallen. Much of the territory had earlier been part of the Diocese of Konstanz.

The St Gallen Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the see of the diocese.

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