Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in southeastern Pennsylvania, in the United States.wikipedia
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Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (Philadelphia)

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The seat of the archbishop is the Cathedral-Basilica of Ss. Peter & Paul.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, head church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, is located at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, on the east side of Logan Square in Philadelphia.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie

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It is also the Metropolitan See of the Ecclesiastical Province of Philadelphia, which includes the suffragan episcopal sees of Allentown, Altoona-Johnstown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, and Scranton.
It is one of seven suffragan sees in Pennsylvania that make up the Ecclesiastical Province of Philadelphia, which is headed by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh

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It is also the Metropolitan See of the Ecclesiastical Province of Philadelphia, which includes the suffragan episcopal sees of Allentown, Altoona-Johnstown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, and Scranton.
The Diocese of Pittsburgh was erected from the Diocese of Philadelphia on August 11, 1843.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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It covers the City and County of Philadelphia as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties.

Michael Francis Egan

Michael Egan
In 1808, Egan was appointed the first Bishop of Philadelphia, and held that position until his death in 1814.

Dennis Joseph Dougherty

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He served as Archbishop of Philadelphia from 1918 until his death in 1951, and was created a cardinal in 1921.

Henry Conwell

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After the Pope declined to appoint him Archbishop of Armagh, the diocese in which he served as Vicar General, he was instead installed as the second Bishop of Philadelphia in 1819.

Francis Kenrick

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Francis Patrick Kenrick (December 3, 1796 – July 8, 1863) was an Irish-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the third Bishop of the Diocese of Philadelphia (1842–1851) and the sixth Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore (1851–1863).

James Frederick Wood

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He was the fifth Bishop and first Archbishop of Philadelphia, serving between 1860 and his death in 1883.

John Francis O'Hara

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He served as President of the University of Notre Dame (1934–39) and as the Archbishop of Philadelphia from 1951 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1958.

John Krol

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He was Archbishop of Philadelphia from 1961 to 1988, having previously served as an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland (1953–61).

Edmond Francis Prendergast

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He served as Archbishop of Philadelphia from 1911 until his death in 1918.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton

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It is also the Metropolitan See of the Ecclesiastical Province of Philadelphia, which includes the suffragan episcopal sees of Allentown, Altoona-Johnstown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, and Scranton.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton is a suffragan see of Archdiocese of Philadelphia, established on March 3, 1868.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore

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The diocese was erected by Pope Pius VII on April 8, 1808, from territories of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
On April 8, 1808, Pope Pius VII erected the suffragan dioceses of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Bardstown in Bardstown, Kentucky, which moved in 1841 to the larger city of Louisville, from the territory of the Diocese of Baltimore and simultaneously raised it to the rank of metropolitan archdiocese, thereby making it the "Archdiocese of Baltimore".

Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown

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It is also the Metropolitan See of the Ecclesiastical Province of Philadelphia, which includes the suffragan episcopal sees of Allentown, Altoona-Johnstown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, and Scranton.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown (Dioecesis Alanpolitana) is a Latin rite diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia in the Eastern United States.

Michael Joseph Crane

Michael Crane
He served as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from 1921 until his death in 1928.

Chester County, Pennsylvania

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It covers the City and County of Philadelphia as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties.

John Joseph Graham

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He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from 1964 to 1988.

Cletus Joseph Benjamin

Cletus Benjamin
He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from 1960 to 1961.

Gerald Vincent McDevitt

Gerald McDevitt
He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from 1962 until his death in 1980.

Robert P. Maginnis

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He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from 1996 to 2010.

Martin Nicholas Lohmuller

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He served as an auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia from 1970 to 1994.

Joseph P. McFadden

Joseph McFadden
Formerly an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, he was installed as Bishop of Harrisburg on August 18, 2010.