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Diocese of

Shreveport

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 28,837 km²

Population: 41,621 Catholics (5.1% of 817,294 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: New Orleans

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tyler (←), Little Rock (↑), Jackson (→), Alexandria (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 16

Statistics: 27 parishes, 1 mission, 45 priests (28 diocesan, 17 religious), 33 deacons, 45 lay religious (21 brothers, 24 sisters), 9 seminarians (2015)

Address: 3500 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport, LA 71104-4108, USA

Phone: +1 (318) 222-2006

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

All Churches (37)

Tyler (←), Little Rock (↑), Jackson (→), Alexandria (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Shreveport (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Gerard Duca (66)Bishop Michael Gerard Duca (66)Permalink
(2008.04.01 – 2018.06.26)

Bishop of Baton Rouge (USA)

Hope in the Lord

Born:1952.06.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.29
Consecrated Bishop:2008.05.19

Bishop of Shreveport (USA) (2008.04.01 – 2018.06.26)

Bishop of Baton Rouge (USA) (2018.06.26 – ...)

Bishop William Benedict FriendPermalink
(1986.06.16 – 2006.12.20)

Live in the spirit

Born:1931.10.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1959.05.07
Consecrated Bishop:1979.10.30
Died:2015.04.02 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Pomaria (1979.08.31 – 1982.11.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Alexandria–Shreveport (USA) (1979.08.31 – 1982.11.17)

Bishop of Alexandria–Shreveport (USA) (1982.11.17 – 1986.06.16)

Bishop of Shreveport (USA) (1986.06.16 – 2006.12.20)

Apostolic Administrator of Alexandria (USA) (2003.10.10 – 2004.11.04)


as of 2018.12.02

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