Diocese of

Leeds

England England

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Leeds / Loiden(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Liverpool

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 18 (1924)

Liturgical Calendar (National) ๐Ÿ“…

History

Contact Info

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

Phone: (0113)261-8000

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.09.15 โ€“ ...):Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (62)Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Leeds (Roman Rite)

Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (62)Bishop Marcus Nigel Stock (62)
(2014.09.15 โ€“ ...)

Bishop of Leeds (England)

Desiderio desideravi

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

Priest of Birmingham (England) (1988.08.13 โ€“ 2014.09.15)

General Secretary of Bishopsโ€™ Conference of England and Wales (2009 โ€“ 2014.09.15)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (2014.09.15 โ€“ ...)

Cardinal Arthur Roche (74)Bishop Arthur Roche (74) (later Cardinal)
(2004.04.07 โ€“ 2012.06.26)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Saba
Prefect of Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
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

Priest of Leeds (England) (1975.07.19 โ€“ 2001.04.12)

General Secretary of Bishopsโ€™ Conference of England and Wales (1994.04 โ€“ 2001.04.12)

Prelate of Honour of His Holiness (1996.06.16 โ€“ 2001.04.12)

Titular Bishop of Rusticiana (2001.04.12 โ€“ 2002.07.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster (England) (2001.04.12 โ€“ 2002.07.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Leeds (England) (2002.07.16 โ€“ 2004.04.07)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (2004.04.07 โ€“ 2012.06.26)

Secretary of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (2012.06.26 โ€“ 2021.05.27)

Archbishop ad personam (2012.06.26 โ€“ 2022.08.27)

Member of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta reservata (2019.07.29 โ€“ 2022)

Prefect of Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (2021.05.27 โ€“ ...)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Saba (2022.08.27 [2022.12.04] โ€“ ...)

Bishop David Every Konstant
(1985.07.12 โ€“ 2004.04.07)

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

Titular Bishop of Betagbara (1977.03.28 โ€“ 1985.07.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster (England) (1977.03.28 โ€“ 1985.07.12)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1985.07.12 โ€“ 2004.04.07)

Bishop William Gordon Wheeler
(1966.04.25 โ€“ 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 (โ€  87)

Titular Bishop of Theudalis (1964.01.29 โ€“ 1966.04.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Middlesbrough (England) (1964.01.29 โ€“ 1966.04.25)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1966.04.25 โ€“ 1985.07.12)

Bishop George Patrick Dwyer (later Archbishop)
(1957.08.03 โ€“ 1965.10.05)

Spe gaudentes

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

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1957.08.03 โ€“ 1965.10.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Birmingham (England) (1965.10.05 โ€“ 1981.09.01)

President of Bishopsโ€™ Conference of England and Wales (1976 โ€“ 1979)

Bishop John Carmel Heenan (later Cardinal)
(1951.01.27 โ€“ 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 โ€  70)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1951.01.27 โ€“ 1957.05.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1957.05.02 โ€“ 1963.09.02)

President of Bishopsโ€™ Conference of England and Wales (1963 โ€“ 1975)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Westminster (England) (1963.09.02 โ€“ 1975.11.07)

Vice-President of Secretariat for Christian Unity (1964 โ€“ 1970)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Silvestro in Capite (1965.02.25 โ€“ 1975.11.07)

Bishop Henry John Poskitt
(1936.08.19 โ€“ 1950.02.19)

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

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1936.08.19 โ€“ 1950.02.19)

Bishop Joseph Robert Cowgill
(1911.06.07 โ€“ 1936.05.12)

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

Titular Bishop of Olena (1905.09.26 โ€“ 1911.06.07)

Coadjutor Bishop of Leeds (England) (1905.09.26 โ€“ 1911.06.07)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1911.06.07 โ€“ 1936.05.12)

Bishop William Gordon
(1890.06.16 โ€“ 1911.06.07)

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

Titular Bishop of Arcadiopolis (1889.12.28 โ€“ 1890.06.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Leeds (England) (1889.12.28 โ€“ 1890.06.16)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1890.06.16 โ€“ 1911.06.07)

Bishop Robert Cornthwaite
(1878.12.20 โ€“ 1890.06.16)

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

Bishop of Beverley (1861.09.03 โ€“ 1878.12.20)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1878.12.20 โ€“ 1890.06.16)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (115)

Shrewsbury (โ†™), Salford (โ†™), Lancaster (โ†), Middlesbrough (โ†—), Hallam (โ†“)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 5,033 kmยฒ

Population: 170,830 Catholics (7.9% of 2,150,530 total)

Pastoral Centres: 81 parishes

Personnel: 142 priests (125 diocesan, 17 religious), 24 deacons, 110 religious (20 brothers, 90 sisters), 4 seminarians

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