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Diocese of

Charleston

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 80,779 km²

Population: 196,245 Catholics (4.1% of 4,832,482 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Atlanta

Neighbouring Dioceses: Savannah (↙), Atlanta (←), Charlotte (↑), Raleigh (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. John the Baptist (June 24)

Statistics: 96 parishes, 2 missions, 154 priests (106 diocesan, 48 religious), 110 deacons, 159 lay religious (68 brothers, 91 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

Address: 119 BRd. St., P.O. Box 818, Charleston, SC 29402, USA

Phone: +1 (843) 853-2130

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (118)

Savannah (↙), Atlanta (←), Charlotte (↑), Raleigh (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.01.24 – ...):Bishop Robert Epic Paul Guglielmone (72)Bishop Robert Epic Paul Guglielmone (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Charleston (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Epic Paul Guglielmone (72)Bishop Robert Epic Paul Guglielmone (72)Permalink
(2009.01.24 – ...)

Bishop of Charleston (USA)

Walk humbly with your God

Born:1945.12.30 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.25

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (2009.01.24 – ...)

Bishop Robert Joseph Baker (74)Bishop Robert Joseph Baker (74)Permalink
(1999.07.12 – 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 Bernard ThompsonPermalink
(1990.02.22 – 1999.07.12)

Christi impetus pacis

Born:1923.05.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1950.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1989.05.24
Died:2013.11.24 († 90)

Coadjutor Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1989.04.22 – 1990.02.22)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1990.02.22 – 1999.07.12)

Bishop Ernest Leo UnterkoeflerPermalink
(1964.12.12 – 1990.02.22)

Deo placere

Born:1917.08.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1944.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:1962.02.22
Died:1993.01.04 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Latopolis (1961.12.13 – 1964.12.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Richmond (USA) (1961.12.13 – 1964.12.12)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1964.12.12 – 1990.02.22)

Bishop Francis Frederick RehPermalink
(1962.06.06 – 1964.09.05)

Credam firmius

Born:1911.01.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1935.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1962.06.29
Died:1994.11.14 († 83)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1962.06.06 – 1964.09.05)

Titular Bishop of Macriana in Mauretania (1964.09.05 – 1968.12.11)

Rector of Pontifical North American College (1964.09.05 – 1968.12.11)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (1968.12.11 – 1980.04.29)

Bishop Paul John Hallinan (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1958.09.09 – 1962.02.19)

Ut diligatis invicem

Born:1911.04.08 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1937.02.20
Consecrated Bishop:1958.10.28
Died:1968.03.27 († 56)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1958.09.09 – 1962.02.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (USA) (1962.02.19 – 1968.03.27)

Bishop John Joyce RussellPermalink
(1950.01.28 – 1958.07.03)

Per Matrem Dei

Born:1897.12.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1923.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1950.03.14
Died:1993.03.17 († 95)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1950.01.28 – 1958.07.03)

Bishop of Richmond (USA) (1958.07.03 – 1973.04.28)

Bishop Emmet Michael WalshPermalink
(1927.06.20 – 1949.09.08)

Born:1892.03.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1916.01.15
Consecrated Bishop:1927.09.08
Died:1968.03.16 († 76)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1927.06.20 – 1949.09.08)

Titular Bishop of Rhædestus (1949.09.08 – 1952.11.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Youngstown (USA) (1949.09.08 – 1952.11.16)

Bishop of Youngstown (USA) (1952.11.16 – 1968.03.16)

Bishop William Thomas B. RussellPermalink
(1916.12.07 – 1927.03.18)

Alias oves habeo

Born:1863.10.20 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1889.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1917.03.15
Died:1927.03.18 († 63)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1916.12.07 – 1927.03.18)

Bishop Henry Pinckney NorthropPermalink
(1883.01.27 – 1916.06.07)

In cruce salus

Born:1842.05.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1865.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1882.01.08
Died:1916.06.07 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Rosalia (1881.09.16 – 1883.01.27)

Vicar Apostolic of North Carolina (USA) (1881.09.16 – 1888.02.04)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1883.01.27 – 1916.06.07)

Bishop Patrick Neeson LynchPermalink
(1857.12.11 – 1882.02.26)

Born:1817.03.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1840.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1858.03.14
Died:1882.02.26 († 64)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1857.12.11 – 1882.02.26)

Bishop Ignatius Aloysius ReynoldsPermalink
(1843.11.28 – 1855.03.06)

Born:1798.08.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1823.10.24
Consecrated Bishop:1844.03.19
Died:1855.03.06 († 56)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1843.11.28 – 1855.03.06)

Bishop John EnglandPermalink
(1820.07.11 – 1842.04.11)

Pro religione

Born:1786.09.23 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1808.10.11
Consecrated Bishop:1820.09.21
Died:1842.04.11 († 55)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1820.07.11 – 1842.04.11)

Former Prelates


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