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Diocese of Wilmington

Dioecesis Wilmingtoniensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 March 1868ErectedArchdiocese of Baltimore
Diocese of Philadelphia
Diocese of Wilmington (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
194836,731484,4277.6%6257119308622738ap1951
1966123,619762,01416.2%1208320360810939451ap1967
1970126,125882,87514.3%1138419764011049954ap1971
1976113,558807,53314.1%1169421054018443453ap1977
1980121,500864,00014.1%11792209581113542055ap1981
1990136,0721,005,80013.5%127902176274212633656ap1991
1999173,7021,108,89015.7%12694220789483327155ap2000
2000193,8051,123,23117.3%129912208804811626056ap2001
2001205,0001,137,98818.0%125842099805310827056ap2002
2002215,0001,179,50418.2%122862081,0337210725156ap2003
2003220,0001,199,70118.3%130862161,0187711525157ap2004
2004225,0001,215,68518.5%114862001,1257611525957ap2005
2010238,3751,314,05018.1%133732061,1571079922757ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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