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Diocese of Gaspé

Dioecesis Gaspesiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean Gagnon, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 May 1922
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Rimouski
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Québec
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 20,637 (7,971 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Quebec
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: G
  • Official Web Site: http://www.gaspesie.net/diocesegaspe/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, C.P. 440, 172 rue Jacques Cartier, Gaspé, QC G4X 1M9, Canada
  • Telephone: (418)368-2274
  • Fax: 368-3772

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 May 1922ErectedDiocese of Rimouski (St. Germain of) Diocese of Gaspé (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195085,75693,58891.6%98261246917138562ap1951
1965100,246108,47592.4%128141427055457968ap1967
197096,836106,73590.7%111211327335250164ap1971
1976100,531110,53191.0%106201267973435263ap1977
1980104,167114,16791.2%992011987513230863ap1981
199098,264103,00695.4%78219999212821263ap1991
199991,70094,74096.8%5510651,41031517561ap2000
200091,98093,24398.6%5410641,43731518361ap2001
200187,04288,48398.4%526581,50031016561ap2002
200285,87587,02198.7%536591,45531016261ap2003
200386,17187,00099.0%475521,6573915561ap2004
200484,67196,92487.4%483511,6604315561ap2005
200683,42993,44989.3%435481,7384515061ap2007

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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