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Diocese of El Paso

Dioecesis Elpasensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Mark Joseph Seitz, Bishop

General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 March 1914ErectedDiocese of Dallas
Diocese of San Antonio
Diocese of Tucson
Diocese of El Paso (erected)
16 October 1961Territory LostDiocese of Amarillo
Diocese of Austin
Diocese of Dallas-Fort Worth
Diocese of El Paso
Diocese of San Angelo (erected)
17 August 1982Territory LostDiocese of El Paso
Archdiocese of Santa Fe
Diocese of Las Cruces (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950144,591427,93933.8%46811271,1388940452ap1951
1966200,000620,00032.3%93821751,14220940170ap1967
1970185,000700,00026.4%1347721187610538668ap1971
1976216,000654,21333.0%93731661,301113734072ap1977
1980264,510811,00032.6%97751721,5373312737579ap1981
1990435,000650,00066.9%73531263,4522610321151ap1991
1999597,275784,51176.1%92401324,524141624758ap2000
2000612,207793,21077.2%92401324,637148324358ap2001
2001630,573798,76378.9%92421344,705148324758ap2002
2002648,340799,84381.1%86371235,271117725358ap2003
2003647,000801,00080.8%86371235,260117724158ap2004
2004656,035811,73980.8%81361175,607117525458ap2005
2006668,000827,00080.8%67401076,242147516254ap2007

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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