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Diocese of Charlotte

Dioecesis Carolinana



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Bishop(s)

  • Peter Joseph Jugis, Bishop
  • William George Curlin, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 November 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Atlanta
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 53,696 (20,470 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: XIV (FL, GA, NC, SC)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: CHL
  • Official Web Site: http://www.charlottediocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 1123 S. Church Street, Charlotte, NC 28203; P.O. Box 36776, Charlotte, NC 28236
  • Telephone: (704)370-6299
  • Fax: 370-3379

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 November 1971ErectedDiocese of Raleigh Diocese of Charlotte (erected)
1977Territory AddedTerritorial Abbey of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians (suppressed) Diocese of Charlotte

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197642,9672,850,0001.5%4843914724525657ap1977
198047,8052,917,0001.6%545488511322962ap1981
199074,2613,401,5002.2%5580135550479118065ap1991
1999119,1603,882,7563.1%886715576865513567ap2000
2000122,0623,962,4573.1%7672148824697613468ap2001
2001128,7754,153,4453.1%8567152847677413468ap2002
2002131,7874,360,0533.0%9672168784738012268ap2003
2003135,3984,307,9103.1%11472186727778011368ap2004
2004138,5831,696,1488.2%10472176787768210568ap2005
2006142,3001,729,0008.2%9165156912727611469ap2007

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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