The Catholic Diocese of Charleston comprises the entire state of South Carolina with Charleston as its See city. Founded in 1820, it is one of the oldest Catholic dioceses in the United States.
Bishop Guglielmone
The Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone was ordained and installed as the 13th Bishop of Charleston on March 25, 2009, in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. His motto is "Walk Humbly With Your God".
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Jubilee Year of Mercy
2015-2016 is an extraordinary Holy Year of Mercy and Pope Francis has called the Church to engage in projects and witness that convey God’s generous mercy.

In a statement released by the Diocese of Charleston shortly after the sentencing, Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone said the Catholic Church opposes capital punishment and reminded people that all life is sacred.