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Archdiocese of New York

Archidioecesis Neo-Eboracensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Timothy Michael Dolan, Cardinal, Archbishop
  • Peter John Byrne, Auxiliary Bishop
  • John Joseph Jenik, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Dominick John Lagonegro, Auxiliary Bishop
  • John Joseph O’Hara, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Gerald Thomas Walsh, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Edward Michael Egan, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Robert Anthony Brucato, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Josu Iriondo, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • James Francis McCarthy, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 19 July 1850
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 12,212 (4,683 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: II (NY)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: NY
  • Official Web Site: http://www.ny-archdiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: 1011 First Ave., New York, NY 10022-4134
  • Telephone: (212)371-1000
  • Fax: 826-6020;826-8379

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of New York
8 April 1808ErectedDiocese of Baltimore Diocese of New York (erected) (State of New York plus Sussex, Bergen, Morris, Essex, Somerset, Middlesex, and Monmouth counties in New Jersey)
23 April 1847Territory LostDiocese of New York Diocese of Albany (erected)
23 April 1847Territory LostDiocese of New York Diocese of Buffalo (erected)
Archdiocese of New York
19 July 1850ElevatedDiocese of New York Archdiocese of New York
29 July 1853Territory LostArchdiocese of New York Diocese of Brooklyn (erected)
29 July 1853Territory LostArchdiocese of New York
Diocese of Philadelphia
Diocese of Newark (erected)
21 March 1929Territory LostArchdiocese of New York Prefecture Apostolic of Bahama (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of New York
19001,000,0004492276761,479259ce
19101,219,9206053249291,313331ce
19501,260,3284,900,00025.7%1,1149862,1006002,2647,246395ap1951
19621,651,4004,950,00033.4%1,2601,2732,5336511,2568,562403ap1967
19701,850,0005,500,00033.6%1,2101,4682,6786903,1587,444407ap1971
19761,880,7885,147,20036.5%1,3528372,189859311,8326,044407ap1977
19801,851,0005,077,00036.5%1,1461,3832,5297311162,0215,700410ap1981
19902,223,2905,115,00043.5%1,0061,4382,4449092861,9424,533412ap1991
19992,371,3555,254,30045.1%8821,0101,8921,2533204193,707413ap2000
20002,407,3935,276,40045.6%1,0069921,9981,2042771,5603,375412ap2001
20012,388,0475,276,90045.3%1,0239852,0081,1893431,4583,376412ap2002
20022,471,7425,492,76245.0%1,0179271,9441,2713541,4383,267411ap2003
20032,488,1465,529,21445.0%9358761,8111,3733541,4423,269411ap2004
20042,521,0875,602,41845.0%9229131,8351,3733591,4933,153409ap2005
20092,605,0005,789,00045.0%9328511,7831,4612901,3402,840370ap2010

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


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