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Diocese of Charlottetown

Dioecesis Carolinapolitana



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Bishop(s)

  • Richard John Grecco, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 August 1829
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Prince Edward Island
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 5,660 (2,186 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Atlantic (Atlantique)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: Char
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofcharlottetown.com/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 907, 350 N. River Rd., Charlottetown, PE C1A 7L9, Canada
  • Telephone: (902)368-8005
  • Fax: 892-1253

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 August 1829ErectedArchdiocese of Québec Diocese of Charlottetown (erected)
30 September 1842Territory LostDiocese of Charlottetown Diocese of Saint John in America (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195040,33495,04742.4%82688458523556ap1951
195941,57599,00042.0%966102407627645ap1960
196644,867107,00041.9%88593482631046ap1967
197045,519108,00042.1%82385535328460ap1971
197649,952117,00042.7%80282609227058ap1977
198050,400121,90041.3%703736901326858ap1981
199055,969128,50043.6%663698111319859ap1991
199961,744134,55545.9%572591,0461217050ap2000
200061,727137,98044.7%586649641615648ap2001
200160,920134,55745.3%576639661715747ap2002
200260,803137,24444.3%536591,0301714747ap2003
200362,119139,91344.4%526581,0711714147ap2004
200461,680140,26344.0%536591,0451713247ap2005
200662,700142,30044.1%584621,0111516253ap2007
201370,900151,00047.0%473501,4181410150ap2014

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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