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Diocese of

Leeds

England England

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Leeds / Loiden(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Liverpool

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (115)

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

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.09.15 – ...):Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (61)Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Leeds (Roman Rite)

Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (61)Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (61)Permalink
(2014.09.15 – ...)

Bishop of Leeds (England)

Desiderio desideravi

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

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

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

Cardinal Arthur Roche (72)Bishop Arthur Roche (72) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(2004.04.07 – 2012.06.26)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Saba
Prefect of Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
Member of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta reservata
Bishop emeritus of Leeds (England)

Duc in altum

Born:1950.03.06 (Batley Carr, England)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:2001.05.10
Created Cardinal:2022.08.27

General Secretary 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 – 2021.05.27)

Archbishop ad personam (2012.06.26 – 2022.08.27)

Member of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta reservata (2019.07.29 – ...)

Prefect of Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (2021.05.27 – ...)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Saba (2022.08.27 – ...)

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 (Ilford, England)
Ordained Priest:1930.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1951.03.12
Created Cardinal:1965.02.22
Died:1975.11.07 (London, England † 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

Contact Info

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

Phone: (0113)261-8000

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

Statistics

Area: 5,033 km²

Population: 169,440 Catholics (7.9% of 2,133,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 81 parishes, 145 priests (130 diocesan, 15 religious), 21 deacons, 124 lay religious (18 brothers, 106 sisters), 5 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

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

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 18 (1924)

History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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