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Diocese of Orange in California

Dioecesis Arausicanae in California



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Bishop(s)

  • Kevin William Vann, Bishop
  • Dominic Mai Luong, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Tod David Brown, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 March 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: California
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 2,025 (782 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the County of Orange in the State of California.
  • Conference Region: XI (CA, HI, NV)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: ORG
  • Official Web Site: http://www.rcbo.org/
  • Mailing Address: 2811 E. Villa Real Drive, Orange, CA 92867
  • Telephone: (714)282-3000
  • Fax: 282-3029

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 March 1976ErectedArchdiocese of Los Angeles Diocese of Orange in California (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976312,1121,646,30019.0%108571651,89148442ap1977
1980332,0441,800,00018.4%157862431,3661310950946ap1981
1990501,3752,257,00022.2%180742541,9733310544653ap1991
1999615,0412,674,09123.0%185992842,16548536754ap2000
20001,029,1382,721,70137.8%170952653,8836711836055ap2001
20011,044,1912,760,94837.8%171952663,9255811436055ap2002
20021,110,5082,846,28939.0%1731002734,0675912436056ap2003
20031,127,7362,890,44439.0%1731052784,0565913034456ap2004
20041,170,4803,000,00039.0%1691082774,2257213235056ap2005
20101,280,1593,010,75942.5%193842774,6219710630957ap2011

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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