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Diocese of Albacete

Dioecesis Albasitensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 November 1949
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Toledo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 14,926 (5,765 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisalbacete.org/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle Salamanca 10, 02001 Albacete, Espana
  • Telephone: 967.21.44.78
  • Fax: 967.52.23.39

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 November 1949ErectedDiocese of Cartagena (en España)
Diocese of Cuenca
Diocese of Orihuela
Diocese of Albacete (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950307,000308,27099.6%7225973,1645420682ap1951
1958304,500305,00099.8%135361711,780115387156ap1960
1970341,660342,26099.8%181422231,53259488194ap1971
1980343,000344,00099.7%142411831,87457502191ap1981
1990357,000358,00099.7%135421772,01666484192ap1991
2000356,327361,32798.6%146391851,926455428192ap2001
2001356,021361,02198.6%151361871,903352425192ap2002
2002362,283367,28398.6%153361891,916352410192ap2003
2003366,953371,78798.7%154351891,941348374194ap2004
2004371,859376,78798.7%152431951,906350372194ap2005
2006376,947384,64098.0%149321812,082342394193ap2007
2012389,740402,31896.9%140311712,279939312193ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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