The Growth of the Philadelphia Archdiocese

New Regional Parishes

New National Parishes

Existing Regional Parishes

Existing National Parishes
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There were no parishes founded between 1800 and 1810.

In 1808, the Diocese of Philadelphia is erected. Along with the Dioceses of New York, Boston it is placed under Baltimore as the newly raised Metropolitan See. The new Philadelphia Diocese encompasses all of Pennsylvania, Delaware and western and southern New Jersey.

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