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Diocese of Prince George

Dioecesis Principis Georgensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Stephen Arthur Jensen, Bishop
  • Gerald William Wiesner, O.M.I., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 13 July 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Vancouver
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 345,600 (133,488 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: West (Ouest)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: PG
  • Official Web Site: http://www.pgdiocese.bc.ca/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7000, 2935 Highway 16 West, Prince George, B.C., V2N 3Z2, Canada
  • Telephone: (250)964-4424
  • Fax: 964-2101

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Prince Rupert
14 January 1944SplitVicariate Apostolic of Yukon-Prince Rupert Vicariate Apostolic of Prince Rupert
Vicariate Apostolic of Whitehorse
Diocese of Prince George
13 July 1967ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Prince Rupert Diocese of Prince George (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Prince Rupert
19508,00050,00016.0%30302668544ap1951
196629,910130,00023.0%3343780810718ap1967
Diocese of Prince George
197026,355133,62019.7%3429634184010017ap1971
197626,000139,00018.7%42933787405319ap1977
198026,000139,00018.7%32427962315420ap1981
199056,977240,50023.7%520252,2791283720ap1991
199951,200234,41621.8%712192,694153019ap2000
200051,200234,41621.8%811192,694132618ap2001
200151,200234,41621.8%911202,560122418ap2002
200251,200234,41621.8%910192,694112218ap2003
200351,200234,41621.8%128202,56092218ap2004
200451,200234,41621.8%118192,69492222ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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