In the United States, there are a total of 428 Catholic bishops, including those who are serving and those who are retired.
How many Catholic bishops are there in the world?
In the United States and the United States Virgin Islands, there are a total of 196 Latin- and Eastern-rite dioceses and archdioceses, as well as one ″personal ordinariate″ (which is for formerly Anglican groups and clergy in the United States who converted to Catholicism). This means that there are a total of 441 Catholic bishops who are either active or retired.
How many Catholic dioceses are there in the United States?
In addition to the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA and the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, the United States Catholic Church is made up of 176 dioceses of the Latin Church and 18 eparchies of the Eastern Catholic Church (both of which are led by diocesan bishops or eparchs).(According to canon law, if the Personal Ordinary is not also a bishop, his role is analogous to that of a diocesan bishop.)
Is the Archbishop a bishop of the United States?
Because of this, the archbishop cannot be considered a bishop in the United States. The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is represented by four eparchies, and the Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitan Province of Philadelphia, which encompasses the entirety of the United States, is one of those eparchies.
What is the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops?
The hierarchy of the Catholic Church in the United States and the United States Virgin Islands is brought together under the auspices of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, often known as the USCCB. You may find a complete list of Dioceses and Bishops on the website that contains all of the Dioceses.