Roman Catholic Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam

Roman Catholic Diocese Of Haarlem-Amsterdam

The Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam is a diocese of the Catholic Church in the Netherlands. As one of the seven suffragans of the Archdiocese of Utrecht, the diocesan territory comprises the north west of the Netherlands, including the cities of Haarlem and Amsterdam.

Since 2001, His Excellency, the Most Reverend Monsignor Dr. Jozef Marianus (Jos) Punt is the current Bishop of the Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam.

On Tuesday, October 25, 2011, it was made known that Pope Benedict XVI had accepted the resignation of Bishop Johannes Gerardus Maria van Burgsteden, as the Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese. Monsignor Johannes Maria Hendriks Willibrordus was appointed the Auxiliary Bishop-elect of the Diocese. A date for his episcopal ordination and installation has not been set yet. The cathedral of the Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam is the Cathedral of Saint Bavo.

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... The diocese was founded in 1559 and from 1562 to 1569 Nicolaas van Nieuwland was the first bishop. 1853) the following bishops were heading the diocese Cornelis Ludovicus baron van Wijckersloot van Schalkwijk Franciscus Josefus van Vree (1853 - 1861 ...

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