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Diocese of San Diego

Dioecesis Sancti Didaci



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Bishop(s)

  • Cirilo Flores, Bishop
  • Robert Henry Brom, Bishop Emeritus
  • Gilbert Espinosa Chávez, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 July 1936
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: California
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 22,942 (8,852 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: XI (CA, HI, NV)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SD
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-sdiego.org/
  • Mailing Address: Pastoral Center, 3888 Paducah Dr., P.O. Box 85728, San Diego, CA 92186
  • Telephone: (858)490-8200
  • Fax: 490-8272

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 July 1936ErectedDiocese of Los Angeles-San Diego Diocese of San Diego (erected)
14 July 1978Territory LostDiocese of San Diego Diocese of San Bernardino (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950161,0001,048,76115.4%2048629055586440163ap1951
1966328,9082,541,91012.9%3751234986603131,033302ap1967
1970659,9252,639,70025.0%437755121,288135920162ap1971
1976567,3262,904,89719.5%363944571,24116143722174ap1977
1980345,0001,851,35018.6%228672951,169338350587ap1981
1990474,1862,493,20019.0%258903481,3627511942299ap1991
1999776,0932,866,72727.1%208953032,561822235498ap2000
2000836,9972,965,52828.2%282983802,2029312335198ap2001
2001896,1053,056,80029.3%2771043812,35110412835598ap2002
2002901,1722,956,19530.5%2701023722,42210312634598ap2003
2003919,1953,116,33529.5%249983472,64810212131098ap2004
2004930,3793,041,19530.6%234963302,81910611732198ap2005
2010981,2113,118,99031.5%236833193,07511411327199ap2011

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


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