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Diocese of Brooklyn

Dioecesis Bruklyniensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Nicholas Anthony DiMarzio, Bishop
  • Raymond Francis Chappetto, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Octavio Cisneros, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Paul Robert Sanchez, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Thomas Vose Daily, Bishop Emeritus
  • Guy A. Sansaricq, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • RenÚ Arnold Valero, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 July 1853
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of New York
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 466 (179 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: II (NY)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: BRK
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofbrooklyn.org/
  • Mailing Address: 310 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
  • Telephone: (718)399-5990
  • Fax: 399-5934

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 July 1853ErectedArchdiocese of New York Diocese of Brooklyn (erected)
6 April 1957Territory LostDiocese of Brooklyn Diocese of Rockville Centre (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19501,249,1974,600,02227.2%1,1452831,4288746135,150307ap1951
19591,473,4804,365,00033.8%8792881,1671,2627454,207216ap1960
19661,585,7124,436,89735.7%1,0743031,3771,1519614,128227ap1967
19701,489,3254,436,89733.6%9843031,2871,1578403,596228ap1971
19761,210,1854,589,18626.4%1,0672511,31891826102,686224ap1977
19801,470,0004,432,00033.2%9272431,1701,256555342,414223ap1981
19901,533,2044,239,40036.2%8062781,0841,4141215121,866217ap1991
19991,625,5474,216,06038.6%6852209051,7961741821,273218ap2000
20001,637,9994,266,79538.4%6602208801,8611714191,294217ap2001
20011,815,9984,694,70538.7%6382108482,1411453861,326217ap2002
20021,816,0004,694,70538.7%6292018302,1871514081,189217ap2003
20031,824,6424,689,80238.9%6561918472,1543981,153217ap2004
20041,826,5924,694,70538.9%5841717552,4191533621,097216ap2005
20061,556,5754,712,50633.0%6001717712,0181473481,078216ap2007
20101,453,0004,865,00029.9%5441647082,052179312868206ap2011
20121,567,0004,882,00032.1%5241656892,274214299872188ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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