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Diocese of Syracuse

Dioecesis Syracusensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Robert Joseph Cunningham, Bishop
  • James Michael Moynihan, Bishop Emeritus
  • Thomas Joseph Costello, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 November 1886
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of New York
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 14,915 (5,749 Square Miles)
  • Description: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties.
  • Conference Region: II (NY)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SY
  • Official Web Site: http://syracusediocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 240 E. Onondaga St., Syracuse, NY 13202
  • Telephone: (315)422-7203
  • Fax: 478-4619

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 November 1886ErectedDiocese of Albany Diocese of Syracuse (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950268,445845,48831.8%2826034278483943143ap1951
1966394,0991,125,19935.0%403884918021461,056190ap1967
1968398,7261,125,19935.4%3701114818281691,005165ap1971
1976423,3151,208,55735.0%374114488867172950170ap1977
1980396,0001,250,00031.7%39212351576827179798171ap1981
1990369,9381,203,60030.7%3357541090249107620172ap1991
1999372,6651,223,59130.5%287573441,0836718497172ap2000
2000372,6651,223,59130.5%272573291,1326775497172ap2001
2001345,7361,174,88729.4%280603401,0167376497172ap2002
2002345,7361,174,88729.4%276603361,02877102497172ap2003
2003345,7361,174,88729.4%265683331,0387799405172ap2004
2010250,0001,146,34621.8%244362808928560317155ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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