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Diocese of Columbus

Dioecesis Columbensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 March 1868
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cincinnati
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Ohio
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 29,282 (11,310 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: VI (OH, MI)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: COL
  • Official Web Site: http://www.colsdioc.org/
  • Mailing Address: 198 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215
  • Telephone: (614)224-2251
  • Fax: 224-6306

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 March 1868ErectedArchdiocese of Cincinnati Diocese of Columbus (erected)
21 October 1944Territory LostDiocese of Columbus Diocese of Steubenville (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950105,5001,337,5207.9%169992683931251,40591ap1951
1966176,0001,718,68310.2%23279311565621,100122ap1967
1970177,2681,784,4669.9%25370323548112955110ap1971
1976195,4261,833,00010.7%255613166182150769113ap1977
1980204,8161,901,10010.8%2386230068218103750108ap1981
1990202,0772,022,80010.0%206592657624774524121ap1991
1999193,9552,243,0998.6%19440234828645388107ap2000
2000195,9312,181,6329.0%193412348376050373106ap2001
2001202,5772,283,8428.9%197402378547349373107ap2002
2002203,9672,362,8158.6%189412308867050356107ap2003
2003236,4022,383,0159.9%201442459647654348106ap2004
2004240,6822,408,07910.0%184412251,0697646333107ap2005
2006252,1032,447,97210.3%176402161,1678043291106ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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