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Diocese of Edmundston

Dioecesis Edmundstonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Claude Champagne, O.M.I., Bishop
  • Gérard Dionne, Bishop Emeritus
  • François Thibodeau, C.I.M., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 December 1944
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Moncton
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: New Brunswick
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 12,838 (4,958 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Atlantic (Atlantique)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: Edmu
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-edmundston.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Centre diocesain, 60 rue Bouchard, Edmundston, N.B. E3V 3K1, Canada
  • Telephone: (506)735-5578
  • Fax: 735-4271

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 December 1944ErectedDiocese of Bathurst Diocese of Edmundston (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195045,11346,50097.0%4937865245024739ap1951
196653,00067,00079.1%69351045096340040ap1967
197049,88265,00076.7%67329950313227ap1971
197650,87058,48587.0%5318717163324831ap1977
198055,47262,29689.0%5212648662323537ap1981
199053,41358,81290.8%4210521,0271316135ap1991
199952,67156,49293.2%309391,3501013032ap2000
200053,07956,48894.0%328401,326911932ap2001
200152,30355,47894.3%319401,3071011932ap2002
200251,18554,30094.3%338411,248911632ap2003
200350,19453,22394.3%318391,287911632ap2004
200449,83952,53694.9%319401,245911032ap2005
200649,36851,60995.7%2710371,334109932ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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