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Diocese of

Biloxi

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 25,001 km²

Population: 59,790 Catholics (7.2% of 824,910 total) (2018)

Statistics: 43 parishes, 8 missions, 81 priests (62 diocesan, 19 religious), 41 deacons, 52 lay religious (29 brothers, 23 sisters), 9 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mobile

Neighbouring Dioceses: New Orleans (↙), Jackson (↑), Mobile (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Address: Chancery Office, 1790 Popps Ferry Rd., Biloxi, MS 39532-2118, USA

Phone: +1 (228) 702-2112

Websites: LinkTwitter FeedFacebook Page

History


Special Churches

All Churches (52)

New Orleans (↙), Jackson (↑), Mobile (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.12.16 – ...):Bishop Louis Frederick Kihneman (69)Bishop Louis Frederick Kihneman (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Biloxi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Louis Frederick Kihneman (69)Bishop Louis Frederick Kihneman (69)Permalink
(2016.12.16 – ...)

Bishop of Biloxi (USA)

The Lord is my Shepherd

Born:1952.02.17 (Lafayette, LA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1977.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:2017.04.28

Bishop of Biloxi (USA) (2016.12.16 – ...)

Bishop Roger Paul MorinPermalink
(2009.03.02 – 2016.12.16)

Walk humbly and act justly

Born:1941.03.07 (Lowell, MA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1971.04.15
Consecrated Bishop:2003.04.22
Died:2019.10.31 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Aulon (2003.02.11 – 2009.03.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans (USA) (2003.02.11 – 2009.03.02)

Bishop of Biloxi (USA) (2009.03.02 – 2016.12.16)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Thomas John Rodi (72)Archbishop Thomas John Rodi (72)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2008.04.02 – 2009.03.02)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Thomas John Rodi (72)Bishop Thomas John Rodi (72) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2001.05.15 – 2008.04.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mobile (USA)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1949.03.27 (New Orleans, LA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:2001.07.02

Bishop of Biloxi (USA) (2001.05.15 – 2008.04.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Biloxi (USA) (2008.04.02 – 2009.03.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mobile (USA) (2008.04.02 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Lawson HowzePermalink
(1977.03.08 – 2001.05.15)

Unity of God’s people

Born:1923.08.30 (Daphne, AL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1959.05.07
Consecrated Bishop:1973.01.28
Died:2019.01.09 (Ocean Springs, MS, USA † 95)

Auxiliary Bishop of Natchez–Jackson (1972.11.08 – 1977.03.01)

Titular Bishop of Maxita (1972.11.08 – 1977.03.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Jackson (USA) (1977.03.01 – 1977.03.08)

Bishop of Biloxi (USA) (1977.03.08 – 2001.05.15)


as of 2022.01.02

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