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Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston
Dioecesis Carolopolitana
Basic information
Location Charleston, South Carolina, South Carolina, United States
Territory State of:South Carolina
Population 176,372
Rite Roman Rite
Patron St. John the Baptist
Metropolitan province Archdiocese of Atlanta
Established July 11, 1820
Cathedral Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Bishop Most Rev. Robert J. Baker, S.T.D.
Website Diocese of Charleston
Current leadership
Pope Benedict XVI
Metropolitan Most Rev. Wilton D. Gregory

Archbishop of Atlanta Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35°12N... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35°12N... Latin Rite, in the singular and accompanied, in English, by the definite article, refers to the sui juris particular Church of the Roman Catholic Church that developed in the area of western Europe and northern Africa where Latin was for many centuries the language of education and culture. ... John the Baptist (also called John the Baptizer or John the Dipper) is regarded as a prophet by at least three religions: Christianity, Islam, and Mandaeanism. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the southern United States. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Cathedral of St. ... Image:Http://www. ... Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: ; born April 16, 1927 as Joseph Alois Ratzinger in Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany) is the 265th reigning pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City. ... Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory was (born December 7, 1947), the son of Wilton (Sr. ...

Ordinary Most Rev. Robert J. Baker

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the southern United States and is comprised of the entire state of South Carolina,[1] with Charleston as its see city. It is led by a prelate bishop which serves as pastor of the mother church, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in the City of Charleston.[2] Its first bishop was John England. Charleston is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Atlanta.[3] Image:Http://www. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The Roman Catholic Church... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35°12N... Charleston may refer to: Charleston (dance) USS Charleston, the name of several ships of the United States Navy Charleston, novel by Alexandra Ripley Charleston (Texas Navy), a ship built for the Texas Navy In New Zealand: Charleston, New Zealand In Scotland: Charleston, Dundee, an area of Dundee Charleston, Angus, near... Look up see in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up prelate in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      This article is about... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      A pastor is an... A motherchurch or mother church in Christianity is used in three forms. ... The Cathedral of St. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... It has been suggested that John England/Temp be merged into this article or section. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... The Cathedral of Christ the King The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the southern United States. ...


The diocese was created from territories of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.[4] The Diocese of Charleston was canonically erected on July 11, 1820 by Pope Pius VII making it the seventh oldest Roman Catholic diocese in the United States. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore is a particular church of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Pope Pius VII, OSB (August 14, 1742—August 20, 1823), born Barnaba Niccolò Maria Luigi Chiaramonti, was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from March 14, 1800 to August 20, 1823. ...

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Cathedral

Consecrated on April 6, 1854 the Cathedral of Saint John and Saint Finbar was the original motherchurch of the diocese. On December 11, 1861, it was destroyed in a fire that consumed most of the city. The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist was built to replace the original and sits on the foundation of the ruins.[5] is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... December 11 is the 345th day of the year (346th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar) // January 1 - Benito Juárez captures Mexico City January 2 - Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia dies and is succeeded by...


List of Bishops[6]

This is the Episcopal Seal of the Most Rev. Robert J. Baker, XII Bishop of Charleston
This is the Episcopal Seal of the Most Rev. Robert J. Baker, XII Bishop of Charleston
  • First Bishop of Charleston, 1820-1842 - Most Rev. John England
  • Second Bishop of Charleston, 1843-1855 - Most Rev. Ignatius A. Reynolds
  • Third Bishop of Charleston, 1857-1882 - Most Rev. Patrick N. Lynch
  • Fourth Bishop of Charleston, 1883-1916 - Most Rev. Henry P. Northrop
  • Fifth Bishop of Charleston, 1916-1927 - Most Rev. William T. Russell
  • Sixth Bishop of Charleston, 1927-1949 - Most Rev. Emmet M. Walsh
  • Seventh Bishop of Charleston, 1950-1958 - Most Rev. John J. Russell
  • Eighth Bishop of Charleston, 1958-1962 - Most Rev. Paul J. Hallinan
  • Ninth Bishop of Charleston, 1962-1964 - Most Rev. Francis F. Reh
  • Tenth Bishop of Charleston, 1964-1990 - Most Rev. Ernest L. Unterkoefler
  • Eleventh Bishop of Charleston, 1990-1999 - Most Rev. David B. Thompson
  • Twelfth Bishop of Charleston, 1999-present - Most Rev. Robert J. Baker

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... It has been suggested that John England/Temp be merged into this article or section. ... Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1855 (MDCCCLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Patrick Lynch - Catholic bishop of Charleston, South Carolina during the American Civil War. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Joyce Russell (December 1, 1897—March 17, 1993) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, serving as Bishop of Richmond from 1958 to 1973. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... Image:Http://www. ...

Schools run by the diocese

High schools

Bishop England High School of the largest private Catholic four-year high school in South Carolina. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Cardinal Newman High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Columbia, South Carolina. ... St. ... Greenville is the sixth largest city in the state of South Carolina. ... St. ... Sumter (IPA: or ) is a city located in Sumter County, South Carolina. ...

Primary and elementary schools

North Charleston is a city located in South Carolina. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Mount Pleasant is a town located in Charleston County, South Carolina. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... St. ... Greenville is the sixth largest city in the state of South Carolina. ... Aiken is a city in Aiken County, South Carolina and is part of the CSRA. The population was 25,337 at the 2000 census. ... Summerville is a city, technically, but calls itself a town and is in Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States. ... Taylors is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ...

References

See also

All churches are located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston which incompasses the entire state of South Carolina. ...

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Charleston: Weather and Much More from Answers.com (5838 words)
Charleston is the seat of the Citadel, the Medical Univ. of South Carolina, Charleston Southern Univ., and the College of Charleston (1790), which in 1837 became the first municipal college in the United States.
Charleston (Latin Carolopolis) is a city in the counties of Berkeley and Charleston in the U.S. state of South Carolina; the city serves as the county seat and largest city of Charleston County.
Charleston is also served by the Berkeley County School District in northern portions of the city, such as the Cainhoy Industrial District, Cainhoy Historical District, and Daniel Island.
Sandlapper Real Estate Group - About Charleston, South Carolina (4141 words)
Charleston (Latin "Carolopolis") is a city in the counties of Berkeley and Charleston in the U.S. state of South Carolina; the city serves as the county seat of Charleston County.
North Charleston is nearly as populated as Charleston itself and ranks as the 3rd largest city in the state.
Charleston is also served by the Berkeley County School District in northern portions of the city, such as the Cainhoy Industrial District, Cainhoy High.
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