catholic_dioceses: Roman Catholic dioceses in the United States, Canada, and...

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Description

Dates when Roman Catholic dioceses and archdioceses in the United States were founded or made metropolitan sees, with geocoded locations. The sources cited indicate that none of these sees have been discontinued.

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Format

A data frame with 425 observations of 6 variables.

Variables

References

This data is compiled from several sources:

Joseph Bernard Code, Dictionary of the American Hierarchy (1789-1964) (New York: Joseph F. Wagner, 1964), 425-26.

For the United States since 1963, Canada, and Mexicode: http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/

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