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Diocese of Chicoutimi

Dioecesis Chicoutimiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • André Rivest, Bishop
  • Jean-Guy Couture, Bishop Emeritus
  • Roch Pedneault, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 May 1878
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Québec
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Québec
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 90,850 (35,090 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Quebec
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: Chic
  • Official Web Site: http://www.evechedechicoutimi.qc.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, C.P. 278, 602 rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi, QC G7H 1V1, Canada
  • Telephone: (418)543-0783
  • Fax: 543-2141

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 May 1878ErectedArchdiocese of Québec Diocese of Chicoutimi (erected)
31 May 2007Territory AddedDiocese of Amos Diocese of Chicoutimi (Opitciwan (Obedjiwan))
Diocese of Joliette (Manawan)
Diocese of Trois Rivières (Parent)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950205,000206,60099.2%268643326173201,38096ap1951
1959230,500231,60099.5%308994075663901,46090ap1960
1966256,702257,86099.6%3371354725433211,49194ap1967
1970254,363258,06398.6%3241344585553881,37895ap1971
1976258,124260,43499.1%2861154016432621,05994ap1977
1980268,779271,17099.1%26491355757422098695ap1981
1990274,017277,99998.6%217732909442415382096ap1991
1999262,417265,83398.7%189492381,1023310566596ap2000
2000260,317265,17198.2%186492351,1073410565596ap2001
2001262,677265,98698.8%172482201,193357963595ap2002
2002260,915264,48698.6%170412111,236387562495ap2003
2003260,915264,48698.6%162412031,285398061791ap2004
2004258,692262,31798.6%160391991,299396957585ap2005
2006258,085260,42899.1%146351811,425405952870ap2007

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


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