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Diocese of Astorga

Dioecesis Asturicensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 747
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Oviedo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 11,535 (4,455 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisastorga.es/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle El Carmen 4, 24700 Astorga [Leon], Espana
  • Telephone: 987.61.53.50
  • Fax: 987.61.91.51

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
747ErectedDiocese of Astorga (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950451,611451,652100.0%64532677667162451686ap1951
1959452,509452,592100.0%5962161773345432650ap1960
1970351,352351,422100.0%5102853865343594654ap1971
1980331,300331,50099.9%4462547170346535658ap1981
1990307,500308,51599.7%3813041174853322662ap1991
1999285,000289,20398.5%2743430892558245970ap2000
2000285,000289,20098.5%2653429995359224970ap2001
2001285,000289,20398.5%2603429496959226970ap2002
2002285,000289,10098.6%2523628898960221970ap2003
2003277,710281,81098.5%2473428198872218970ap2004
2004274,540276,81099.2%2394828795672392970ap2005
2006268,151270,42199.2%2254827398280351971ap2007
2012269,600277,80097.0%186282141,25960153970ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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