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Diocese of Phoenix

Dioecesis Phoenicensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Thomas James Olmsted, Bishop
  • Eduardo Alanis Nevares, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Thomas Joseph O’Brien, Bishop Emeritus

General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 June 1969ErectedDiocese of Tucson Diocese of Phoenix (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970200,0001,486,40013.5%811181991,00513026558ap1971
1976235,0871,381,20017.0%1261342609044115630468ap1977
1980269,7101,524,90017.7%1131142271,1886214231776ap1981
1990346,7672,412,98014.4%1651212861,21212414727785ap1991
1999423,5253,113,77513.6%1401042441,7351721123486ap2000
2000440,2263,177,37513.9%194952891,52318210623586ap2001
2001462,7803,335,12513.9%197982951,56820610822586ap2002
2002478,1633,651,78013.1%2041003041,57220311322587ap2003
2003530,5413,650,00914.5%2051043091,71621111721990ap2004
2004556,6923,650,01915.3%180972772,00921110921390ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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