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Diocese of Edmundston

Dioecesis Edmundstonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Claude Champagne, O.M.I., Bishop
  • Gérard Dionne, Bishop Emeritus
  • François Thibodeau, C.I.M., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 December 1944
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Moncton
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: New Brunswick
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 12,838 (4,958 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Atlantic (Atlantique)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: Edmu
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-edmundston.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Centre diocesain, 60 rue Bouchard, Edmundston, N.B. E3V 3K1, Canada
  • Telephone: (506)735-5578
  • Fax: 735-4271

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 December 1944ErectedDiocese of Bathurst in Canada Diocese of Edmundston (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195045,11346,50097.0%4937865245024739ap1951
196653,00067,00079.1%69351045096340040ap1967
197049,88265,00076.7%67329950313227ap1971
197650,87058,48587.0%5318717163324831ap1977
198055,47262,29689.0%5212648662323537ap1981
199053,41358,81290.8%4210521,0271316135ap1991
199952,67156,49293.2%309391,3501013032ap2000
200053,07956,48894.0%328401,326911932ap2001
200152,30355,47894.3%319401,3071011932ap2002
200251,18554,30094.3%338411,248911632ap2003
200350,19453,22394.3%318391,287911632ap2004
200449,83952,53694.9%319401,245911032ap2005
200649,36851,60995.7%2710371,334109932ap2007
201347,60049,70095.8%237301,586105432ap2014

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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