List of Roman Catholic seminaries

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This is a list of Roman Catholic seminaries in the world, including those that have been closed. By the 2012 Pontifical Yearbook, the total number of candidates for the priesthood of the world is 118,990 at the end of the year 2010. These students are in 6,974 seminaries around the world; 3,194 diocesan seminaries and 3,780 religious seminaries.

Africa[edit]

Congo, Democratic Republic of[edit]

Namibia[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Uganda[edit]

There are several Seminaries in Uganda divided into three; Junior, Minor and Major seminaries.

Americas[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Argentina has 32 major seminaries.

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

By the 'Organización de Seminarios Latinoamericanos' (OSLAM), there are 429 seminaries in Brazil. The following list is by leading Ecclesiastical Provinces.

Aparecida

Belém do Pará

Belo Horizonte

Brasília

Campinas

Cascavel

Curitiba

Fortaleza

Goiânia

Mariana

Natal

Niteroi

Olinda e Recife

Porto Alegre

São Paulo

São Salvador da Bahia

São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro

Vitória

Canada[edit]

Alberta

British Columbia

Ontario

Quebec

Chile[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Colombia has 50 major seminaries.

Cuba[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Mexico[edit]

There are 66 seminaries in Mexico. This list is by main Ecclesiastical Provinces.

Acapulco

Antequera, Oaxaca

Chihuahua

Durango

Guadalajara

Hermosillo

Jalapa

México

Monterrey

Morelia

Puebla de los Angeles

http://www.seminariopalafoxiano.com.mx/

San Luis Potosí

Tlalnepantla

Yucatán

Paraguay[edit]

Peru[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

United States[edit]

According to the 2010 Official Catholic Directory, as of 2009 there are 189 seminaries with 5,131 students in the United States; 3,319 diocesan seminarians and 1,812 religious seminarians. By the official 2011 statistics, there are 5,247 seminarians (3,394 diocesan and 1,853 religious) in the United States.

California

Colorado

Connecticut

District of Columbia

Florida

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Louisiana

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Nebraska

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

North Dakota

Ohio

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Texas

Washington

Wisconsin

Uruguay[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Asia/Pacific[edit]

Australia[edit]

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

Queensland

South Australia

Victoria and Tasmania

Western Australia

Other

China[edit]

Hong Kong

Macau

East Timor[edit]

Fiji[edit]

Guam[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Israel and Palestinian Territories[edit]

Japan[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Singapore[edit]

South Korea[edit]

At the end of the year 2011, there are 7 major seminaries in Korea; and the number of seminarians in these seven seminaries is 1,587 — from diocesan 1,317, religious & missionary 270.

Vietnam[edit]

There are 8 major seminaries with 1,480 students in Vietnam.

And some minor seminaries:

Europe[edit]

Austria[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

France[edit]

Ecclesiastical Province

Under the Holy See

Germany[edit]

By main Ecclesiastical Provinces:

Berlin

Cologne

Freiburg im Breisgau

Hamburg

Munich und Freising

Paderborn

Other

Hungary[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

The list includes some seminaries by principal Ecclesiastical Provinces.

Benevento

Catania

Florence

Genoa

Lecce

Messina

Milan

Naples

Pisa

Rome

Salerno-Campagna-Acerno

Taranto

Torino

Venice

Lithuania[edit]

Luxembourg[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Slovakia has 5 seminaries with 240 students in 2010.

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Spain has 77 seminaries.

Switzerland[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

The currently active major seminaries of the United Kingdom are in England.

England

Closed:

Scotland

Wales

See also[edit]

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