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Diocese of Fargo
Dioecesis Fargensis
Basic information
Location Fargo, North Dakota, United States
Territory 30 counties in eastern North Dakota
Population 84,190 Catholics
Rite Roman Rite
Patron Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Ecclesiastical province Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Established April 6, 1897
Cathedral St. Mary's Cathedral
Bishop Bishop of Fargo
Website Diocesan Web Site
Current leadership
Pope Benedict XVI
Metropolitan John Clayton Nienstedt

Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Diocesan Bishop Samuel Joseph Aquila

Bishop of Fargo

The Diocese of Fargo (in light green) within the Ecclesiastical Province of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fargo (Latin: Dioecesis Fargensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in North Dakota. It was founded on April 6, 1897 by Pope Leo XIII.[1] Fargo, North Dakota is the episcopal see of the diocese.


Bishops of the Diocese of Fargo

The past bishops of the diocese are:



Fargo, ND

  • St. Mary's Cathedral
  • Nativity
  • Holy Spirit
  • St. Anthony of Padua
  • Sts. Anne & Joachim


Elementary schools

  • Holy Spirit, Fargo
  • Nativity, Fargo

Middle schools

  • Sullivan Middle School, Fargo

High schools

External links



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