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Diocese of Fresno

Dioecesis Fresnensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Armando Xavier Ochoa, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 6 October 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: California
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 91,268 (35,239 Square Miles)
  • Description: Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, and Tulare Counties.
  • Conference Region: XI (CA, HI, NV)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: FRS
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseoffresno.org/
  • Mailing Address: Pastoral Center, 1550 N. Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93703-3788
  • Telephone: (559)488-7400
  • Fax: 488-7464

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 October 1967SplitDiocese of Monterey-Fresno Diocese of Fresno
Diocese of Monterey in California

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970272,3001,203,65522.6%125411661,6406232884ap1971
1976291,2801,300,00022.4%104451491,9546319984ap1977
1990336,5491,798,50018.7%116461622,07736115286ap1991
1991330,41686dw
1999349,6332,263,15015.4%108321402,4975412384ap2000
2000338,9782,290,85014.8%106371432,37054113384ap2001
2001360,5742,324,65015.5%129371662,17294112185ap2002
2002338,0402,404,75014.1%134311652,04893413286ap2003
2003581,0002,327,27225.0%129311603,631303713786ap2004
2004581,0002,431,85323.9%136331693,437313512086ap2005
2006581,0002,584,89422.5%134331673,479323312186ap2007
20091,074,9442,756,26639.0%132381706,323453911489ap2010
20101,084,0002,778,00039.0%127391666,530464011289ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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