Diocese of Raleigh

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DIOCESE OF RALEIGH (Dioecesis Raleighiensis)

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1924
Additions : 1944 the territory of Belmont Abbey

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Raleigh

Official blazon

Gules, a Latin cross throughout of nine fusils conjoined, four in pale and five in fess, argent.


The diamonds (or lozenges) have been derived from the arms of Sir Walter Raleigh (1554-1618), after which the See city is named. His arms showed the lozenges in a bend, in the diocesal arms the lozenges have been placed in a Christian Cross.

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