Diocese of Lincoln (USA)

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DIOCESE OF LINCOLN (Dioecesis Lincolnensis)

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1887

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Lincoln (USA)

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The whole shield is a variation on the coat of arms of the USA that was preserved by Abraham Lincoln, for whom the See city is named. In 1867 Nebraska became a state and the town ´Lancaster´ was chosen as her capital, but changed her name to ´Lincoln, to honor President Lincoln. The six-pointed star on blue honors the Blessed Virgin Mary, patroness of the Diocese.

Arms of Bishops

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