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Roman Catholic Diocese of Mont Laurier

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Country  Canada
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Pope  Francis
Ecclesiastical province  Québec
Population - Catholics  82,000 (89.0%)
Rite  Roman Rite
Area  19,968 km²
Cathedral  Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-Fourvière

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Mont-Laurier (Latin: Dioecesis Montis Laurei) is a Roman Catholic diocese that includes part of the Province of Quebec. The diocese contains 51 parishes, 32 active diocesan priests, 7 religious priests, and 82,000 Catholics. It also has 66 Women Religious, and 15 Religious Brothers. The Vatican's website, as of 2011, gives an area of 19,968 (units not given); a total population of 95,256; a Catholic population of 77,340; 35 priests; 1 permanent deacon; and 58 religious.

Diocesan bishops

The following is a list of the bishops of Mont-Laurier, including auxiliary bishops, and their terms of service:

  • François-Xavier Brunet (1913-1922)
  • Joseph-Eugène Limoges (1922-1965)
  • Joseph Louis André Ouellette (1956-1978)
  • Jean Gratton (1978-2001)
  • Vital Massé (2001-2012)
  • Paul Lortie (2012-)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Mont-Laurier Wikipedia

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