The Diocese of Rome (Latin: Dioecesis Urbis seu Romana, Italian: Diocesi di Roma) is a diocese of the Catholic Church in Rome, Italy. Its bishop is known as the Pope, and is the Supreme Pontiff and leader of the Catholic Church. Established in the 1st century, the current Bishop of Rome is Francis from 13 March 2013.
The date of creation as a basilica is in brackets.
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There are 4 papal or major basilicas in the Roman Catholic Church; all in Rome- San Giovanni in Laterano, San Pietro in Vaticano, San Paolo fuori le Mura, and Santa Maria Maggiore. The following list counts 62 minor basilicas, except these 4 major basilicas.