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Below are the statistics of those in ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland as of 8 December 2017:

Priests: 465 total priests

252 Diocesan Priests in Active Ministry

                       249 Diocesan Active
                           3 Released from Diocesan Assignment

 99 Diocesan priests who are retired.

 12  Other (4 Administrative Leave, 6 Leave of Absence, 2 Priest Prayer & Penance)

 86  Religious Order priests

 16 Extern Priest (priests studying or living in the diocese not incardinated)

                               12 Extern Priest Active              4  Extern Priest Retired

                             252 Diocesan Priest Active       99  Diocesan Priest Retired
                               75 Religious Priests Active      11  Religious Order Priests Retired

Permanent Deacons:

209 Total Permanent Deacons serving and/or residing in the Diocese of Cleveland.

142 Diocesan Deacons in active ministry.

  55 Retired Deacons

    7 Extern Deacons

    4 Released from Diocesan Assignment Deacons

    1 Religious Deacon

    2 Other

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