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Diocese of Shreveport

Dioecesis Sreveportuensis in Louisiana



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Bishop(s)

  • Michael Gerard Duca, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 16 June 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of New Orleans
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Louisiana
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 28,837 (11,138 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: V (AL, KY, LA, MS, TN)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SHP
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioshpt.org/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 3500 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport, LA 71104, USA
  • Telephone: (318)868-4441
  • Fax: 868-4469

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 June 1986SplitDiocese of Alexandria-Shreveport Diocese of Alexandria
Diocese of Shreveport

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199040,650813,0005.0%4213557397169551ap1991
199937,877770,1294.9%411455688615331ap2000
200038,396770,0615.0%3715527385175132ap2001
200138,929778,6335.0%3916557076215132ap2002
200239,476777,3185.1%3915547316205332ap2003
200339,056782,5915.0%4111527516185432ap2004
200439,436784,6655.0%4217596686275832ap2005
201041,693848,0004.9%34154985021193427ap2011
201443,000873,0004.9%34175184317222427ap2015

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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