Roman Catholic Diocese of Odessa-Simferopol

The Diocese of Odessa -Simferopol (Latin: Dioecesis Odesensis - Sympheropolitanus ) is a Roman Catholic diocese in the south of Ukraine, based in Odessa. Its territory includes the oblasts Odessa, Mykolaiv, Kherson, Crimea, Kirovohrad and the western part of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.


The diocese was rebuilt in 2002 under Pope John Paul II by separation from the Diocese Kamjanez - Podilskyj. First Bishop Bronislaw Bernacki.