List of Catholic dioceses in Canada

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The Catholic Church in Canada comprises

  • a Latin hierarchy, consisting of eighteen ecclesiastical provinces each headed by a Metropolitan archbishop, with a total of 54 suffragan dioceses, each headed by a bishop, and a non-metropolitan Archbishopric, plus a military ordinariate (including 14 auxiliary bishops, for a total of 79 bishops).
  • a Ukrainian Catholic ecclesiastical province, comprising a Metropolitan archeparchy and four suffragan eparchies
  • six single jurisdictions for other Eastern Catholic rites.

Those bishops all belong to the Canadian episcopal conference, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (C.C.C.B., HQ in national capital Ottawa).

Three Eastern Catholic churches have US-based North American jurisdictions covering Canada, as does the Latin Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter headquartered in the US.

There also in an Apostolic Nunciature to Canada as papal diplomatic (embassy-level) representation.

Current Latin Provinces and Dioceses[edit]

Latin Sui iuris Jurisdictions[edit]

The following particular churches are not suffragan to Metropolitan sees, but are instead immediately subject to the Holy See:

Ecclesiastical province of Edmonton[edit]

The province geographically consists of the majority of Alberta, except for the province's northwestern corner.

Ecclesiastical province of Gatineau[edit]

The province geographically consists of the western third of Quebec.

Ecclesiastical province of Grouard-McLennan[edit]

The province geographically consists of the entirety of Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories, plus the northwestern corner of Alberta, the western third of Nunavut, and a tiny portion of northern Saskatchewan.

Ecclesiastical province of Halifax[edit]

The province is geographically conterminous with the provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Ecclesiastical province of Keewatin-Le Pas[edit]

The province geographically consists of the northern half of Manitoba, the northern third of Saskatchewan, the eastern two-thirds of Nunavut, and a portion of northwestern Ontario.

Ecclesiastical province of Kingston[edit]

The province geographically consists of central and parts of eastern Ontario.

Ecclesiastical province of Moncton[edit]

The province is geographically coterminous with the province of New Brunswick.

Ecclesiastical province of Montréal[edit]

The province geographically consists of south-central portions of Quebec.

Ecclesiastical province of Ottawa[edit]

The province geographically consists of northeastern and parts of eastern Ontario.

Ecclesiastical province of Québec[edit]

The province geographically consists of north-central portions of Quebec.

Ecclesiastical province of Regina[edit]

The province geographically consists of the southern two-thirds of Saskatchewan.

Ecclesiastical province of Rimouski[edit]

The province geographically consists of northeastern portions of Quebec.

Ecclesiastical province of Saint Boniface[edit]

The province geographically consists of the southeastern portion of Manitoba.

Ecclesiastical province of St. John's[edit]

The province is geographically coterminous with the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Ecclesiastical province of Sherbrooke[edit]

The province geographically consists of portions of southeastern Quebec.

Ecclesiastical province of Toronto[edit]

The province geographically consists of southern and portions of northwestern Ontario.

Ecclesiastical province of Vancouver[edit]

The province is geographically coterminous with the province of British Columbia except for the northernmost portion of B.C. above 57 degrees latitude.

Current Eastern Catholic province and dioceses[edit]

These belong to particular churches sui iuris, which use a non-Latin rite (Byzantine or other) but are in full communion with Rome, yet have their own Patriarch or other Hierarch directly under Rome

Metropolia of Winnipeg (Ukrainian Catholic)[edit]

The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Canada, a particular church, using the Byzantine Rite in the Ukrainian language, is organized into a metropolia (or ecclesiastical province) consisting of a Metropolitan Archeparchy (archdiocese) and its four suffragan eparchies (dioceses) :

Other Eastern Catholic dioceses in Canada[edit]

See also United States for joint Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Our Lady of Nareg in Glendale, Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy of the United States of America and Canada and the Romanian Catholic Eparchy of St George's in Canton (based in United States, also for Canada).

Former jurisdictions[edit]

Titular see[edit]

Other suppressed jurisdictions[edit]

Nearly all other former jurisdictions have direct successors, usually after promotion, except :

Gallery of Archdiocesan sees[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources and external links[edit]