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Diocese of Memphis

Dioecesis Memphitana in Tennesia



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Bishop(s)

  • James Terry Steib, S.V.D., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 June 1970
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Louisville
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Tennessee
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 27,656 (10,682 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: V (AL, KY, LA, MS, TN)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: MEM
  • Official Web Site: http://www.cdom.org/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 341669, 5825 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN 38184-1669
  • Telephone: (901)373-1200
  • Fax: 373-1269

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 June 1970ErectedDiocese of Nashville Diocese of Memphis (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197642,6981,250,0003.4%41246565628815931ap1977
198047,1881,280,0003.7%532477612218117335ap1981
199053,8801,407,5003.8%661884641306913443ap1991
199960,8041,438,5244.2%65107581025488442ap2000
200063,0061,438,5244.4%77118871524569142ap2001
200165,9391,455,8084.5%73108379450599042ap2002
200264,9441,455,8084.5%62117388953588047ap2003
200365,7791,455,8084.5%62127488852538247ap2004
200465,7791,455,8084.5%62127488852548647ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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