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Diocese of Amos

Dioecesis Amosensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gilles Lemay, Bishop
  • Gérard Drainville, Bishop Emeritus
  • Eugène Tremblay, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 December 1938
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Gatineau
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Québec
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 127,237 (49,145 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Quebec
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: A
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseamos.org/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 450 rue Principale Nord, Amos, QC J9T 2M1, Canada
  • Telephone: (819) 732-6515
  • Fax: 732-7994

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 December 1938ErectedDiocese of Haileybury Diocese of Amos (erected)
31 May 2007Territory AddedDiocese of Labrador City-Schefferville (suppressed) Diocese of Amos (Nunavik Territory)
Diocese of Baie-Comeau (La Basse C“te Nord Territory)
Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador (Labrador Territory)
31 May 2007Territory LostDiocese of Amos Diocese of Chicoutimi (Opitciwan (Obedjiwan))
Diocese of Joliette (Manawan)
Diocese of Trois Rivières (Parent)
31 May 2007Territory AddedDiocese of Moosonee Diocese of Amos (Chisasibi, Radisson, Waskaganish)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195064,76766,99896.7%11191205394026065ap1951
195975,66678,77596.1%12820148511153074ap1960
196691,50193,59197.8%138271655545051777ap1967
197092,06695,96695.9%5933921,0008345078ap1971
1976101,817106,62995.5%73311049795531578ap1977
1980107,148111,15896.4%6124851,2604732877ap1981
1990108,310113,61895.3%4224661,6413720868ap1991
1999100,413106,60194.2%3321541,85913513563ap2000
200099,142105,60893.9%3623591,68013513463ap2001
200196,004102,60693.6%2922511,8823611259ap2002
200294,452100,72693.8%2422462,0533610959ap2003
200393,98399,78094.2%2322452,088359852ap2004
200493,41399,47493.9%2418422,224279958ap2005
200692,44298,67993.7%2118392,370259056ap2007
201291,600114,90079.7%1815332,775176253ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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