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Diocese of

Memphis

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 27,585 km²

Population: 65,152 Catholics (4.1% of 1,570,077 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Louisville

Neighbouring Dioceses: Little Rock (←), Springfield–Cape Girardeau (↖), Owensboro (↗), Nashville (→), Birmingham (↘), Jackson (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 47 parishes, 84 priests (72 diocesan, 12 religious), 47 deacons, 75 lay religious (36 brothers, 39 sisters), 18 seminarians (2015)

Address: The Catholic Center, 5825 Shelby Oaks Dr., P.O. Box 341669, Memphis, TN 38184-1669, USA

Phone: +1 (901) 373-1200

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (48)

Little Rock (←), Springfield–Cape Girardeau (↖), Owensboro (↗), Nashville (→), Birmingham (↘), Jackson (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2018.10.24 – ...):Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (72)Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (72)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Louisville (USA)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Memphis (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (72)Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (72)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2018.10.24 – ...)

Bishop Martin David Holley (63)Bishop Martin David Holley (63)Permalink
(2016.08.23 – 2018.10.24 deposed)

Bishop emeritus of Memphis (USA)

His mercy endures

Born:1954.12.31 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1987.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2004.07.02

Titular Bishop of Rusibisir (2004.05.18 – 2016.08.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (USA) (2004.05.18 – 2016.08.23)

Bishop of Memphis (USA) (2016.08.23 – 2018.10.24 deposed)

Twitter FeedBishop James Terry Steib, S.V.D. (78)Bishop James Terry Steib, S.V.D. (78)Permalink
(1993.03.24 – 2016.08.23)

Bishop emeritus of Memphis (USA)

The Lord is my light

Born:1940.05.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1967.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1984.02.10

Titular Bishop of Fallaba (1983.12.06 – 1993.03.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1983.12.06 – 1993.03.24)

Bishop of Memphis (USA) (1993.03.24 – 2016.08.23)

Bishop Daniel Mark Buechlein, O.S.B. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1987.01.20 – 1992.07.14)

Seek the Face of the Lord

Born:1938.04.20 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1964.05.03
Consecrated Bishop:1987.03.02
Died:2018.01.25 († 79)

Bishop of Memphis (USA) (1987.01.20 – 1992.07.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Indianapolis (USA) (1992.07.14 – 2011.09.21)

Cardinal James Francis Stafford (86)Bishop James Francis Stafford (86) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1982.11.17 – 1986.05.30)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Montorio
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Denver (USA)
Major Penitentiary emeritus of Apostolic Penitentiary

In principium erat verbum

Born:1932.07.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1976.02.29
Created Cardinal:1998.02.21

Titular Bishop of Respecta (1976.01.19 – 1982.11.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore (USA) (1976.01.19 – 1982.11.17)

Bishop of Memphis (USA) (1982.11.17 – 1986.05.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Denver (USA) (1986.05.30 – 1996.08.20)

President of Pontifical Council for the Laity (1996.08.20 – 2003.10.04)

Cardinal-Deacon of Gesù Buon Pastore alla Montagnola (1998.02.21 [1998.05.02] – 2008.03.01)

Major Penitentiary of Apostolic Penitentiary (2003.10.04 – 2009.06.02)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Montorio (2008.03.01 [2008.05.25] – ...)

Bishop Carroll Thomas DozierPermalink
(1970.11.12 – 1982.07.27)

In the beginning God

Born:1911.08.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1937.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1971.01.06
Died:1985.12.07 († 74)

Bishop of Memphis (USA) (1970.11.12 – 1982.07.27)


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