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[b][font="Times"][color=gray]Number of Catholics Worldwide[/color][/font][/b]
[b]Catholic Almanac 2002[/b]


[b]Catholics in North America[/b]

Canada: 12.6 Million Catholics (44%)
Mexico: 125.8 Million Catholics (90%)
US: 63.7 Million Catholics (23%)

[b]Catholics in the World[/b]

Africa: 124.2 Million Catholics (15.5%)
North America: 219.1 Million Catholics (46%)
South America: 293 Million Catholics (87.3%)
Asia: 107 Million Catholics (2.9%)
Europe: 281.7 Million (41.3%)
Ocenia: 8 Million (27.5%)


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[b]The Catholic Church in 2003[/b]

--63.4 million Catholics (23% of the U.S. population)1
--19,081 parishes2 (44 new parishes in 2002)3
--43,634 priests / 5,499 brothers / 73,316 sisters4
--585 Catholic hospitals treated 83.9 million patients in 20025
--7,142 elementary schools and 1,374 high schools, with over 2.6 million students enrolled6
--230 Catholic colleges and universities with a total of 720,000 students7

[i]from [url="http://www.usccb.org/churchfacts.htm"][b]Church Facts[/b][/url]: [url="http://www.usccb.org/comm/cip.htm"]The Catholic Church in the United States[/url][/i]

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[quote name='Phazzan' date='Aug 28 2004, 10:44 AM'] I'm sure if we judged every Catholic the same way you's do John Kerry those numbers would be a lot less. [/quote]
Aye. I agree. How many of those people are practicing Catholics with a living faith?

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