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Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Joseph

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Joseph is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the northwestern part of the state of Missouri in the United States, erected on March 3, 1868, with territories taken from the Archdiocese of Saint Louis. Its first bishop was John Joseph Hogan. On July 2, 1956, the diocese lost territory to the newly erected Diocese of Jefferson City and the Diocese of Springfield–Cape Girardeau, on that date it was united to the Diocese of Kansas City, which was renamed the Diocese of Kansas City–Saint Joseph.

Ordinaries

  • John Joseph Hogan (1868–1880); appointed Bishop of Kansas City but continued here as Apostolic Administrator, 1880–1893
  • Maurice Francis Burke (1893–1923); died
  • Francis Gilfillan (1923–1933); died
  • Charles Hubert Le Blond (1933–1956); resigned
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Joseph Wikipedia


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