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Diocese of Yarmouth

Dioecesis Yarmuthensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Anthony Mancini, Apostolic Administrator

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 July 1953
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Halifax
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Nova Scotia
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 32,150 (12,417 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Atlantic (Atlantique)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: Ya
  • Official Web Site (Yarmouth): http://www.dioceseyarmouth.org/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 278, 53 Rue Park, Yarmouth, Nouvelle-Ecosse, B5A 4B2, Canada
  • Telephone: (902)742-7163
  • Fax: 742-2465

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 July 1953ErectedArchdiocese of Halifax Diocese of Yarmouth (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196627,053118,76022.8%352055491148746ap1967
197031,636127,09624.9%331548659189125ap1971
197636,000131,00027.5%261743837187525ap1977
198036,360137,70026.4%261844826206624ap1981
199036,000145,00024.8%1914331,0902175041ap1991
199928,000146,32919.1%234271,037163324ap2000
200025,740146,32917.6%24226990222624ap2001
200125,386146,32917.3%28230846122824ap2002
200224,400146,32916.7%282887112524ap2003
200324,500146,32916.7%26269422324ap2004
200436,000143,26125.1%27271,3331824ap2005

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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