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Diocese of

Little Rock

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 137,733 km²

Population: 154,382 Catholics (5.1% of 3,027,700 total) (2020)

Statistics: 91 parishes, 39 missions, 135 priests (107 diocesan, 28 religious), 88 deacons, 177 lay religious (57 brothers, 120 sisters), 30 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Oklahoma City

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tyler (↙), Tulsa (←), Springfield–Cape Girardeau (↑), Memphis (→), Jackson (↘), Shreveport (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 30

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Address: 2500 N. Tyler St., P.O. Box 7565, Little Rock, AR 72217-7565, USA

Phone: +1 (501) 664-0340

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (130)

Tyler (↙), Tulsa (←), Springfield–Cape Girardeau (↑), Memphis (→), Jackson (↘), Shreveport (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.04.10 – ...):Bishop Anthony Basil Taylor (68)Bishop Anthony Basil Taylor (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Little Rock (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthony Basil Taylor (68)Bishop Anthony Basil Taylor (68)Permalink
(2008.04.10 – ...)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA)

The humble shall inherit the earth

Born:1954.04.24 (Fort Worth, TX, USA)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:2008.06.05

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (2008.04.10 – ...)

Archbishop James Peter Sartain (70)Bishop James Peter Sartain (70) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2000.01.04 – 2006.05.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Seattle (USA)

Of you my heart has spoken

Born:1952.06.06 (Memphis, TN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.06

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (2000.01.04 – 2006.05.16)

Bishop of Joliet (USA) (2006.05.16 – 2010.09.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (2010.09.16 – 2019.09.03)

Bishop Andrew Joseph McDonaldPermalink
(1972.07.04 – 2000.01.04)

Ave crux

Born:1923.10.24 (Savannah, GA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1948.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:1972.09.05
Died:2014.04.01 († 90)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1972.07.04 – 2000.01.04)

Bishop Albert Lewis FletcherPermalink
(1946.12.07 – 1972.07.04)

Pax Christi

Born:1896.10.28 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1920.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1940.04.25
Died:1979.12.06 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Samos (1939.12.11 – 1946.12.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1939.12.11 – 1946.12.07)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1946.12.07 – 1972.07.04)

Bishop John Baptist MorrisPermalink
(1907.02.21 – 1946.10.22)

Vias tuas Domine

Born:1866.06.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1892.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1906.06.11
Died:1946.10.22 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Acmonia (1906.04.18 – 1907.02.21)

Coadjutor Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1906.04.18 – 1907.02.21)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1907.02.21 – 1946.10.22)

Bishop Edward FitzgeraldPermalink
(1866.04.24 – 1907.02.21)

Born:1833.10.28 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1857.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:1867.02.03
Died:1907.02.21 († 73)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1866.04.24 – 1907.02.21)

Bishop Andrew ByrnePermalink
(1843.11.28 – 1862.06.10)

Born:1802.12.05 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1827.11.11
Consecrated Bishop:1844.03.10
Died:1862.06.10 († 59)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1843.11.28 – 1862.06.10)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.08.06

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