Roman Catholic Diocese of Amos

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Diocese of Amos
Location
Country Canada
Ecclesiastical province Quebec
Population
- Catholics

91,600 (79.7%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gilles Lemay
Metropolitan Archbishop Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, ISPX
Website
catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/damos.html

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Amos (Latin: Dioecesis Amosensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese that includes part of the Province of Quebec. It is currently led by Bishop-elect Gilles Lemay, formerly an Auxiliary Bishop (assistant bishop) of the Archdiocese of Quebec, since his installation on April 15, 2011, to replace the retiring former Bishop Tremblay, who had reached the normal retirement age for bishops of 75.

The diocese has 35 priests, 96 religious, and 88,875 Catholics. It has a total area of 127,237 square miles (329,540 km2) and a total population of 111,220.

Residential bishops[edit]

The following is a list of the bishops of Amos and their terms of service:

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