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Diocese of

Leeds

England England

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,033 km²

Population: 167,151 Catholics (8.0% of 2,095,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Liverpool

Neighbouring Dioceses: Shrewsbury (↙), Salford (↙), Lancaster (←), Middlesbrough (↗), Hallam (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Perpetual Succour (June 27), St. Wilfrid (October 12)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 18

Statistics: 86 parishes, 2 missions, 156 priests (147 diocesan, 9 religious), 23 deacons, 126 lay religious (11 brothers, 115 sisters), 8 seminarians (2015)

Address: Diocesan Curial Offices, Hinsley Hall, 62 headingley Lane, Leeds LS6 2BR, England

Phone: (0113)261-8000

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Shrewsbury (↙), Salford (↙), Lancaster (←), Middlesbrough (↗), Hallam (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.09.15 – ...):Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (57)Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Leeds (Roman Rite)

Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (57)Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (57)Permalink
(2014.09.15 – ...)

Bishop of Leeds (England)

Desiderio desideravi

Born:1961.08.27 (England)
Ordained Priest:1988.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:2014.11.13

Secretary General of Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (2009 – 2014.09.15)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (2014.09.15 – ...)

Archbishop Arthur Roche (68)Bishop Arthur Roche (68) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2004.04.07 – 2012.06.26)

Secretary of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
Archbishop ad personam
Bishop emeritus of Leeds (England)

Duc in altum

Born:1950.03.06 (England)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:2001.05.10

Secretary General of Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (1994.04 – 2001.04.12)

Titular Bishop of Rusticiana (2001.04.12 – 2002.07.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster (England) (2001.04.12 – 2002.07.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Leeds (England) (2002.07.16 – 2004.04.07)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (2004.04.07 – 2012.06.26)

Secretary of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (2012.06.26 – ...)

Archbishop ad personam (2012.06.26 – ...)

Bishop David Every KonstantPermalink
(1985.07.12 – 2004.04.07)

Born:1930.06.16 (England)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1977.04.25
Died:2016.10.09 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Betagbara (1977.03.28 – 1985.07.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster (England) (1977.03.28 – 1985.07.12)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1985.07.12 – 2004.04.07)

Bishop William Gordon WheelerPermalink
(1966.04.25 – 1985.07.12)

Veritas et caritas

Born:1910.05.05 (England)
Ordained Priest:1940.03.31
Consecrated Bishop:1964.03.19
Died:1998.02.21 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Theudalis (1964.01.29 – 1966.04.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Middlesbrough (England) (1964.01.29 – 1966.04.25)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1966.04.25 – 1985.07.12)

Bishop George Patrick Dwyer (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1957.08.03 – 1965.10.05)

Spe gaudentes

Born:1908.09.25 (England)
Ordained Priest:1932.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1957.09.24
Died:1987.09.17 († 78)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1957.08.03 – 1965.10.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Birmingham (England) (1965.10.05 – 1981.09.01)

President of Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (1976 – 1979)

Bishop John Carmel Heenan (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1951.01.27 – 1957.05.02)

Sub umbra carmeli

Born:1905.01.26 (England)
Ordained Priest:1930.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1951.03.12
Created Cardinal:1965.02.22
Died:1975.11.07 († 70)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1951.01.27 – 1957.05.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1957.05.02 – 1963.09.02)

President of Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (1963 – 1975)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Westminster (England) (1963.09.02 – 1975.11.07)

Vice-President of Secretariat for Christian Unity (1964 – 1970)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Silvestro in Capite (1965.02.25 – 1975.11.07)

Bishop Henry John PoskittPermalink
(1936.08.19 – 1950.02.19)

Born:1888.09.06 (England)
Ordained Priest:1917.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1936.09.21
Died:1950.02.19 († 61)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1936.08.19 – 1950.02.19)

Bishop Joseph Robert CowgillPermalink
(1911.06.07 – 1936.05.12)

Born:1860.02.23 (England)
Ordained Priest:1883.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:1905.11.30
Died:1936.05.12 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Olena (1905.09.26 – 1911.06.07)

Coadjutor Bishop of Leeds (England) (1905.09.26 – 1911.06.07)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1911.06.07 – 1936.05.12)

Bishop William GordonPermalink
(1890.06.16 – 1911.06.07)

Born:1831.09.24 (England)
Ordained Priest:1854
Consecrated Bishop:1890.02.24
Died:1911.06.07 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Arcadiopolis (1889.12.28 – 1890.06.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Leeds (England) (1889.12.28 – 1890.06.16)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1890.06.16 – 1911.06.07)

Bishop Robert CornthwaitePermalink
(1878.12.20 – 1890.06.16)

Born:1818.05.09 (England)
Ordained Priest:1845.11.09
Consecrated Bishop:1861.11.10
Died:1890.06.16 († 72)

Bishop of Beverley (1861.09.03 – 1878.12.20)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1878.12.20 – 1890.06.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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