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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Portland in Oregon

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 76,937 km²

Population: 462,279 Catholics (13.0% of 3,555,992 total) (2017)

Statistics: 124 parishes, 2 missions, 321 priests (174 diocesan, 147 religious), 86 deacons, 549 lay religious (219 brothers, 330 sisters), 23 seminarians (2017)

Suffragan Sees: Baker, Boise City, Great Falls–Billings, Helena

Neighbouring Dioceses: Seattle (↑), Baker (→), Sacramento (↘), Santa Rosa (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: February 14

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Address: 2838 E Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214-1895, USA

Phone: +1 (503) 234-5334

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (162)

Seattle (↑), Baker (→), Sacramento (↘), Santa Rosa (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2013.01.29 – ...):Archbishop Alexander King Sample (59)Archbishop Alexander King Sample (59)
Auxiliary Bishop (2014.03.04 – ...):Bishop Peter Leslie Smith (61)Bishop Peter Leslie Smith (61)

Titular Bishop of Tubunæ in Mauretania

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Portland in Oregon (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Alexander King Sample (59)Archbishop Alexander King Sample (59)Permalink
(2013.01.29 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Portland in Oregon (USA)

Vultum Christi contemplari

Born:1960.11.07 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1990.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:2006.01.25

Bishop of Marquette (USA) (2005.12.13 – 2013.01.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Portland in Oregon (USA) (2013.01.29 – ...)

Archbishop John George Vlazny (82)Archbishop John George Vlazny (82)Permalink
(1997.10.28 – 2013.01.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Portland in Oregon (USA)

Go and make disciples

Born:1937.02.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1983.12.13

Titular Bishop of Ston (1983.10.18 – 1987.05.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA) (1983.10.18 – 1987.05.19)

Bishop of Winona (USA) (1987.05.19 – 1997.10.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Portland in Oregon (USA) (1997.10.28 – 2013.01.29)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Francis Eugene George, O.M.I. (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1996.04.30 – 1997.04.08)

Christo gloria in ecclesia

Born:1937.01.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1990.09.21
Created Cardinal:1998.02.21
Died:2015.04.17 († 78)

Bishop of Yakima (USA) (1990.07.10 – 1996.04.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Portland in Oregon (USA) (1996.04.30 – 1997.04.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chicago (USA) (1997.04.08 – 2014.09.20)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bartolomeo all’Isola (1998.02.21 – 2015.04.17)

Vice-President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2004.11.15 – 2007.11.13)

President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2007.11.13 – 2010.11.16)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (2010.10.23 – 2014.02.24)

Archbishop William Joseph Levada (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1986.07.01 – 1995.08.17)

Fratres in unum

Born:1936.06.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1983.05.12
Created Cardinal:2006.03.24
Died:2019.09.25 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Capri (1983.03.25 – 1986.07.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles (USA) (1983.03.25 – 1986.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Portland in Oregon (USA) (1986.07.01 – 1995.08.17)

Coadjutor Archbishop of San Francisco (USA) (1995.08.17 – 1995.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Francisco (USA) (1995.12.27 – 2005.05.13)

Prefect of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (2005.05.13 – 2012.07.02)

President of Pontifical Biblical Commission (2005.05.13 – 2012.07.02)

President of International Theological Commission (2005.05.13 – 2012.07.02)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria in Domnica (2006.03.24 [2006.03.26] – 2016.06.20)

President of Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” (2009.07.08 – 2012.07.02)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Domnica pro hac vice Title (2016.06.20 – 2019.09.25)

Archbishop Cornelius Michael PowerPermalink
(1974.01.15 – 1986.07.01)

Servite Domino in lætitia

Born:1913.12.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1969.05.01
Died:1997.05.22 († 83)

Bishop of Yakima (USA) (1969.02.05 – 1974.01.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Portland in Oregon (USA) (1974.01.15 – 1986.07.01)

Archbishop Robert Joseph DwyerPermalink
(1966.12.09 – 1974.01.22)

Levate oculos vestros

Born:1908.08.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1932.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1952.08.05
Died:1976.03.24 († 67)

Bishop of Reno (USA) (1952.05.19 – 1966.12.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Portland in Oregon (USA) (1966.12.09 – 1974.01.22)

Archbishop Edward Daniel HowardPermalink
(1928.09.26 – 1966.12.09)

In sanctitate et justitia

Born:1877.11.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1906.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1924.04.08
Died:1983.01.02 († 105)

Titular Bishop of Isauropolis (1923.12.23 – 1926.04.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Davenport (USA) (1923.12.23 – 1926.04.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Oregon City (1926.04.30 – 1928.09.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Portland in Oregon (USA) (1928.09.26 – 1966.12.09)

Titular Archbishop of Albulæ (1966.12.09 – 1983.01.02)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.08

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