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Diocese of Camden

Dioecesis Camdensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 9 December 1937
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Newark
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: New Jersey
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 6,967 (2,691 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: III (NJ, PA)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: CAM
  • Official Web Site: http://www.camdendiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: 631 Market St., Camden, NJ 08102
  • Telephone: (856)756-7900
  • Fax: 228-6082; 963-5777

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 December 1937ErectedDiocese of Trenton Diocese of Camden (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950150,706699,31221.6%132291619364152866ap1951
1959232,065700,10533.1%199392389755365286ap1960
1964263,636962,41627.4%3044835274848727108ap1967
1970314,0371,029,10030.5%3595741675477793122ap1971
1976317,0581,104,40028.7%3854743273362618124ap1977
1980351,2401,131,21231.0%351423938934570571127ap1981
1990392,5961,232,90031.8%331593901,00611077453126ap1991
1999418,7131,291,11732.4%320493691,13412614366126ap2000
2000430,8671,294,47033.3%298503481,23813267305126ap2001
2001439,4821,329,20633.1%299483471,26612370304127ap2002
2002445,0171,329,20633.5%306473531,26011565315126ap2003
2003450,2711,337,47633.7%307463531,27511565341125ap2004
2004458,0441,347,64834.0%287433301,38812461341125ap2005
2006463,7691,374,06833.8%273423151,47214360334125ap2007

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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