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Bible Dictionaries

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Archdiocese of

Founded as a diocese on April 8, 1808; suffragen of the archdiocese of Baltimore. Bishops included Saint John Nepomucene Neumann. Elevated to an archdiocese on February 12, 1875. Suffragan dioceses include

  • Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania

See also

  • Catholic-Hierarchy.Org
  • archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • patron saints index

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Entry for 'Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Archdiocese of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/p/philadelphia-pennsylvania-archdiocese-of.html. 1910.

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