Old Catholic Archdiocese for the Americas and Europe

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Denominational Profile

History

Old Catholic Church in America

split into  Old Catholic Archdiocese for the Americas and Europe (1940)

 

Joseph Zielonka, a former priest of the Polish National Catholic Church, established the Old Catholic Archdiocese for the Americas and Europe in 1940.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1960 28 24 7,100
1962 28 - -
1966 19 19 5,737
1967 17 16 -
1968 17 16 5,513

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]