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There are 39,839 diocesan and religious-order priests in the
There are 5,153 seminarians enrolled in the United States:
There are 18,121 men who have been ordained as permanent deacons in the United States.
1 The Official Catholic Directory 2013, General Summary.
5 Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, The Class of 2012,
Survey of Ordinands to the Priesthood. Executive Summary.
8 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Frequently Asked Questions,
(accessed on 07/23/12)
10 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, National Religious
Retirement Office, Statistical Report, 2012.
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