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Diocese of Fort Worth

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Bishop(s)

  • Michael Fors Olson, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 9 August 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Antonio
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 62,007 (23,950 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: X (AR, OK, TX)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: FWT
  • Official Web Site: http://www.fwdioc.org/
  • Mailing Address: The Catholic Center, 800 West Loop 820 South, Fort Worth, TX 76108
  • Telephone: (817)560-3300
  • Fax: 244-8839

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 August 1969SplitDiocese of Dallas-Fort Worth Diocese of Dallas
Diocese of Fort Worth

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197075,0001,136,2006.6%4135769863523666ap1971
197673,4911,349,6005.4%61411027205918350ap1977
198091,4391,523,8956.0%6747114802186316578ap1981
1990154,3252,024,0007.6%52551071,442456611383ap1991
1999207,4902,372,6668.7%60491091,903641110887ap2000
2000213,4392,430,2748.8%53601131,888577410386ap2001
2001228,6492,490,1479.2%56611171,954537510486ap2002
2002400,0002,670,97215.0%56601163,44852739588ap2003
2003400,0782,698,44314.8%59621213,30653759387ap2004
2004400,5012,770,96114.5%59561153,48274699188ap2005
2006450,0002,922,30215.4%63581213,71974679689ap2007

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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