Welcome to Diocese of Yakima

Our History

  •     Catholicism first came to Central Washington in 1847.
  •     The Diocese of Yakima was created on June 23, 1951, by Pope Pius XII.
  •     The new diocese was formed from the territory of the Archdiocese of Seattle and the Diocese of Spokane.
  •     The Diocese of Yakima serves 41 parishes in 7 counties.
  •     The original diocesan newspaper began as Our Times in 1959.

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Respect Life / Social Justice

Director: Rev. Juan M. Godina

Phone: 509-877-2813

Fax:      509-877-6207

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The Social Justice/Respect Life Office is responsible to plan, organize and implement activities that promote peace and justice and address the issues of poverty, housing, agricultural issues, healthcare, immigration, communication between cultures and issues of Hispanic and Native peoples. This office also works to promote the respect and protection of human life at all its stages from conception to natural death. The office coordinates the Catholic Advocacy Network (CAN) under the guidance of the Washington State Catholic Conference (WSCC).

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Catholicism first came to Central Washington in 1847. The Diocese of Yakima was created on June 23, 1951, by Pope Pius XII. The new diocese was formed from the territory of the Archdiocese of Seattle and the Diocese of Spokane. The Diocese of Yakima serves 41 parishes in 7 counties. The original diocesan newspaper began as Our Times in 1959.
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