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Statistics

Below are the statistics of those in ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland as of 30 November 2021:


421 Priests

Priests: 421 total priests


220 Diocesan Priests

217 Diocesan Active and 3 Released from Diocesan Assignment


96 Diocesan priests who are retired


14 Other

(5 Administrative Leave, 7 Leave of Absence, 1 Priest Prayer & Penance, 1 Suspended)


77

Religious Order priests


14 Extern Priest

(priests studying or living in the diocese not incardinated)
(10 Extern Priest Active and 4 Extern Priest Retired)


220

Diocesan Priest Active (96 Diocesan Priest Retired)


68

Religious Priests Active (9 Religious Order Priests Retired)

199

Total Permanent Deacons serving and/or residing in the Diocese of Cleveland.


111

Diocesan Deacons in active ministry.


68

Retired Deacons


11

Extern Deacons


5

Released from Diocesan Assignment Deacons


1

Religious Deacon


3

Other

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