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DIOCESE
DIOCESE
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TABLE OF THE DIOCESAN SYSTEM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH


Latin Rite

Europe Patriarchates Archdioceses Dioceses Exempt Dioceses Apostolic Delegations Vicariates Apostolic Prefectures Apostolic Prelatures and Abbeys Nullius
Austria-Hungary   11 40 1       2
Belgium   1 5          
Bosnia-Herzegovina   1 3          
Bulgaria       1   1    
Denmark           1    
England   1 15          
France   17 67          
Germany   5 14 6   3 2  
Greece   2 6 1 1      
Ireland   4 25          
Italy 2[1] 37 156[2] 75       11
Luxemburg       1        
Malta       2        
Monaco       1        
Montenegro       1        
Netherlands   1 4          
Norway           1    
Portugal 1 2 9          
Rumania   1   1        
Russia   2 14[3]          
Scotland   1 4 1        
Servia     1          
Spain 1[4] 9 47     1   1
Sweden           1    
Switzerland       5     2 2
Turkey   1 4 2 1 1   1
Total 4 96 414 98 2 9 4 17
  1. Also titular patriarchs of the Latin Rite reside in Rome.
  2. The six suburbicarian dioceses must be added to these.
  3. The Russian Government has suppressed three of these.
  4. Titular Patriarchate of the West Indies
America Archdioceses Dioceses Exempt Dioceses Apostolic Delegations Vicariates Apostolic Prefectures Apostolic Prelatures and Abbeys Nullius
Argentine Republic 1 7     1 1  
Bolivia 1 3          
Brazil 4 20         2
Canada 8 20   1 4    
Lesser Antilles 1 3     1    
Chile 1 3     1 1  
Colombia 4 10     2 3  
Greater Antilles 2 7 2 1 1    
Ecuador 1 6     4    
Central America 1 4     1    
Guianas         2 1  
Mexico 8 22   1 1    
Newfoundland 1 2          
Paraguay   1          
Peru 1 8     1[1] 3  
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon Islands           1  
United States 14 76   1 2 1  
Uruguay 1 2[2]          
Venezuela 1 5          
Total 50 199 2 4 21 11 2
  1. Includes also some Chilean territory
  2. Bulls have been issued but these dioceses have not been erected.
Asia Patriarchates Archdioceses Dioceses Exempt Dioceses Apostolic Delegations Vicariates Apostolic Prefectures Apostolic
China     1     36 4
Corea           1  
India and Indo-China 1 7 22 1 1 15 4
Japan   1 3       1
Persia       1 1    
Turkey 1 1 1 1 3[1] 3 1
Total 2 9 27 3 5 55 10
  1. The Apostolic Delegation of Arabia also includes Egypt.
Oceanica Archdioceses Dioceses Exempt Dioceses Apostolic Delegations Vicariates Apostolic Prefectures Apostolic Prelatures and Abbeys Nullius
Australia 4 14 1   3   1
Malay Archipelago         1 3  
New Zealand 1 3          
Philippine Islands and Hawaii 1 8[1]   1 1 1  
Polynesia         11 5  
Total 6 25 1 1 16 9 1
  1. Though Bulls have been issued four of these dioceses have not been erected.
Africa Archdioceses Dioceses Exempt Dioceses Apostolic Delegations Vicariates Apostolic Prefectures Apostolic Prelatures and Abbeys Nullius
  2 10[1] 2 1[2] 36 24 1
  1. The Diocese of Ceuta is not enumerated, as it belongs to Cadiz, Spain
  2. Delegation of Arabia and Egypt. See above, foot-note to Asia.

Oriental Rites

  Patriarchates Archdioceses Dioceses Exempt Dioceses Vicariates Apostolic
Armenian Rite:—          
Austria   1      
Russia     1    
Asia 1 3 13    
Africa     1    
Coptic Rite:—          
Africa 1   2    
Greek Bulgarian Rite:—          
Macedonia         1
Thrace         1
Greek Melchite Rite:—          
Asia 1 3 9    
Greek Rumanian Rite:—          
Austria   1 3    
[1]Greek Ruthenian Rite:—          
Austria   1 6    
Russia     1 2[2]  
Syrian Rite:—          
Asia 1 3 5    
Syro-Chaldean Rite:—          
Asia 1 2 9    
Syro-Malabar Rite:—          
Asia         3
Syro-Maronite Rite:—          
Asia 1 6 2    
Total 6 20 52 2 5
  1. The Ruthenian bishop for the United States has neither a diocese, properly so called, nor ordinary jurisdiction.
  2. One of these dioceses has been suppressed by the Russian Government.