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Diocese of Cheyenne

Dioecesis Cheyennensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Dennis Etienne, Bishop
  • Joseph Hubert Hart, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 August 1887
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Denver
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Wyoming
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 252,552 (97,548 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the State of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park.
  • Conference Region: XIII (AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: CHY
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofcheyenne.org/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 2121 Capitol Ave., P.O. Box 1468, Cheyenne, WY 82003-1468
  • Telephone: (307)638-1530
  • Fax: 637-7936

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 August 1887ErectedDiocese of Omaha Diocese of Cheyenne (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195048,263288,70716.7%44953910116528ap1951
195948,500300,00016.2%588667341412037ap1960
196649,308340,00014.5%584627951112538ap1967
197045,000320,00014.1%61566681710139ap1971
197645,000350,00012.9%5411656921139439ap1977
198057,000410,00013.9%58664890288939ap1981
199063,973475,00013.5%4610561,1422155969ap1991
199949,800484,01010.3%51960830712936ap2000
200049,800484,01010.3%45105590510112536ap2001
200149,000480,90710.2%47105785914112436ap2002
200249,000480,90710.2%46125884414132436ap2003
200345,060493,7829.1%47105779014112536ap2004
200447,800498,7049.6%50106079616122236ap2005
200649,459503,0009.8%49136279719142336ap2007

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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