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Diocese of Chalan Kanoa

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 November 1984
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Agaņa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Northern Mariana Islands
  • Region: Pacific (Oceania)
  • Square Kilometers: 102 (184 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the Mariana Island chain except for Guam.
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: CHK
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofchalankanoa.com/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 500745, Chalan Kanoa, Saipan, MP 96950, Northern Mariana Islands
  • Telephone: 234-3000
  • Fax: 235-3002

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 November 1984ErectedArchdiocese of Agaņa Diocese of Chalan Kanoa (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199047,30056,18984.2%82104,73032149ap1991
199953,06666,55979.7%122143,790223611ap2000
200053,06666,55979.7%112134,082223211ap2001
200153,06666,55979.7%112134,082222811ap2002
200243,00071,85059.8%113143,071133611ap2003
200343,00071,85059.8%123152,866132414ap2004
200443,00071,85059.8%163192,263132818ap2005
200643,00071,85059.8%171182,38843212ap2007

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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