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Diocese of Arlington

Dioecesis Arlingtonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Stephen Loverde, Bishop

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
  • Telephone: (703) 841-2500
  • Fax: 524-5028

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 May 1974ErectedDiocese of Richmond
Archdiocese of Washington
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

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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