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Diocese of Arlington

Dioecesis Arlingtonensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 May 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Virginia
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 16,935 (6,541 Square Miles)
  • Description: Arlington, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, King George, Lancaster, Loudoun, Madison, Northumberland, Orange, Page, Prince William, Rappahannock, Richmond, Shenandoah, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Warren, and Westmoreland Counties.
  • Conference Region: IV (DC, DE, MD, VA, VI, WV)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: ARL
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/
  • Diocesan Newspaper: http://www.catholicherald.com/
  • Mailing Address: The Chancery, 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 914, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
  • Telephone: (703) 841-2500
  • Fax: 524-5028

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 May 1974ErectedDiocese of Richmond Diocese of Arlington (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976153,8001,200,00012.8%86941808541311328352ap1977
1980174,0001,500,00011.6%9491185940299729757ap1981
1990247,1161,792,80013.8%108861941,2737411524159ap1991
1999336,1232,228,57515.1%145772221,514461719263ap2000
2000335,0532,271,95014.7%159752341,431629119265ap2001
2001353,3672,317,77315.2%162802421,460649717166ap2002
2002368,5752,403,54015.3%162772391,542659616167ap2003
2003382,5742,403,54015.9%163782411,587639815766ap2004
2004391,0012,403,54016.3%168732411,622629314956ap2005
2006400,5392,646,69815.1%176732491,608529214567ap2007
2012454,3822,989,00015.2%174582321,958596913868ap2013
2015457,8743,154,59014.5%182572391,915736513469ap2016

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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