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Diocese of

Birmingham

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 72,728 km²

Population: 100,808 Catholics (3.3% of 3,056,391 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mobile

Neighbouring Dioceses: Jackson (←), Memphis (↖), Nashville (↑), Knoxville (↗), Atlanta (→), Mobile (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Francis de Sales (January 24)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 1

Statistics: 77 parishes, 99 priests (73 diocesan, 26 religious), 68 deacons, 166 lay religious (62 brothers, 104 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

Address: 2121 3rd Ave. North, P.O. Box 12047, Birmingham, AL 35202-2047, USA

Phone: +1 (205) 838-8322

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (80)

Jackson (←), Memphis (↖), Nashville (↑), Knoxville (↗), Atlanta (→), Mobile (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.08.14 – ...):Bishop Robert Joseph Baker (73)Bishop Robert Joseph Baker (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Birmingham (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Joseph Baker (73)Bishop Robert Joseph Baker (73)Permalink
(2007.08.14 – ...)

Bishop of Birmingham (USA)

Rejoicing in hope

Born:1944.06.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.29

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1999.07.12 – 2007.08.14)

Bishop of Birmingham (USA) (2007.08.14 – ...)

Bishop David Edward Foley (87)Bishop David Edward Foley (87)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2005.05.19 – 2007.08.14)

Bishop David Edward Foley (87)Bishop David Edward Foley (87)Permalink
(1994.03.22 – 2005.05.10)

Bishop emeritus of Birmingham (USA)
Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Birmingham (USA)

Born:1930.02.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1952.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1986.06.27

Titular Bishop of Octaba (1986.05.03 – 1994.03.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Richmond (USA) (1986.05.03 – 1994.03.22)

Bishop of Birmingham (USA) (1994.03.22 – 2005.05.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Birmingham (USA) (2005.05.19 – 2007.08.14)

Bishop Raymond James BolandPermalink
(1988.02.02 – 1993.06.22)

Euntes docete omnes gentes

Born:1932.02.08 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1988.03.25
Died:2014.02.27 († 82)

Bishop of Birmingham (USA) (1988.02.02 – 1993.06.22)

Bishop of Kansas City–Saint Joseph (USA) (1993.06.22 – 2005.05.24)

Bishop Joseph Gregory VathPermalink
(1969.09.29 – 1987.07.14)

Born:1918.03.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1941.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1966.05.26
Died:1987.07.14 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Novaliciana (1966.03.04 – 1969.09.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mobile (USA) (1966.03.04 – 1969.09.29)

Bishop of Birmingham (USA) (1969.09.29 – 1987.07.14)


as of 2017.07.04

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