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Diocese of Labrador City-Schefferville

Dioecesis Labradorpolitana-Scheffervillensis


To: Diocese of Amos and Diocese of Baie-Comeau and Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador

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Historical Details

Past Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Labrador
13 July 1945ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Baie d’Hudson {Hudson Bay}
Vicariate Apostolic of Golfe St-Laurent
Diocese of Harbour Grace
Vicariate Apostolic of Labrador (erected)
9 February 1946Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Golfe St-Laurent (from Québec)
Diocese of Gaspé (from Québec)
Vicariate Apostolic of Labrador (from Québec)
27 February 1960Territory AddedDiocese of Golfe St-Laurent (Wabush region) Vicariate Apostolic of Labrador
Diocese of Labrador-Schefferville
13 July 1967ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Labrador Diocese of Labrador-Schefferville (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese)
Diocese of Labrador City-Schefferville
27 April 1987Name ChangedDiocese of Labrador-Schefferville Diocese of Labrador City-Schefferville
31 May 2007SuppressedDiocese of Labrador City-Schefferville (suppressed) Diocese of Amos (Nunavik Territory)
Diocese of Baie-Comeau (La Basse Côte-Nord Territory)
Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador (Labrador Territory)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Labrador
Diocese of Labrador-Schefferville
Diocese of Labrador City-Schefferville

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Vicariate Apostolic of Labrador
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 38, Page 333, to Page 335
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 38, Page 343, to Page 345
  • Diocese of Labrador-Schefferville
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 59, Page 1,114, to Page 1,116
  • Diocese of Labrador City-Schefferville
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 79, Page 604, and Page 605


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