Roman Catholic Diocese of Memphis
The Diocese of Memphis (Latin: Dioecesis Memphitana in Tennesia ) is a location in Tennessee in the United States Roman Catholic diocese based in Memphis.
Pope Paul VI. founded it on 20 June 1970 has annexations of the diocese Nashville and was the Archdiocese of Louisville assumed as suffragan.
The Diocese of Memphis includes the counties of Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton and Weakley of the State of Tennessee.
Bishops of Memphis
- Carroll Thomas Dozier (12 November 1970-27. July 1982)
- James Francis Stafford (November 17, 1982-3. June 1986, then Archbishop of Denver)
- James Terry Steib SVD ( March 24, 1993)