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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John's, Newfoundland

Archdiocese of St. John's, Newfoundland
Archidioecesis Sancti Ioannis Terrae Novae
Location
Country Canada
Territory Newfoundland and Labrador
Ecclesiastical province Archdiocese of St. John's, Newfoundland
Metropolitan St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Population
- Catholics

111,000 (49.6%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established February 8, 1904
Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop

Martin William Currie

Archbishop of St. John's
Suffragans Robert Anthony Daniels
Bishop of Grand Falls
Peter Joseph Hundt
Bishop of Corner Brook and Labrador
Website
rcsj.org

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John's (Latin: Archidioecesis Sancti Ioannis Terrae Novae) is an archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church based in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is the Metropolitan see of the Ecclesiastical Province of St. John's, which also includes the suffragan dioceses of Grand Falls, and Corner Brook and Labrador. Its Archbishop is Martin William Currie.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Diocesan bishops 2
  • Bibliography 3
  • External links 4

Overview

As of 2004, the archdiocese contains 40 parishes, 39 active diocesan priests, 33 religious priests, and 111,000 Catholics. It also has 220 Women Religious, and 42 Religious Brothers.

Diocesan bishops

The following is a list of the bishops and archbishops of St. John's, Newfoundland, and their terms of service:

Bibliography

  • Archdiocese of St. John's, Newfoundland page at catholichierarchy.org retrieved July 14, 2006
  • Newfoundland Biographies - Newfoundland History retrieved November 30, 2007

External links

  • Archdiocese of St. John's site
  • Basilica Heritage Foundation website

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