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About Catholic Diocese of Memphis

The Catholic Diocese of Memphis was established in 1971 and presently consists of 47 parishes and missions with 15 Catholic schools (diocesan, parochial and private) in four deaneries across 21 counties in West Tennessee.  More than 70,000 Catholics make this diverse, vibrant and faith-filled diocese their home.  Led by Bishop David P. Talley, the Diocese of Memphis is committed to helping the faithful encounbter the living Christ through conversion, communion, service, and unity.  The Diocese of Memphis respectfully serves all God's children, regardless of their religious beliefs, socio-economic status or ethnic background.  Please visit us at

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