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Diocese of Bergamo

Dioecesis Bergomensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Francesco Beschi, Bishop
  • Lino Bortolo Belotti, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 2,450 (946 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Lombardia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesibg.it/
  • Mailing Address: Piazza Duomo 5, 24129 Bergamo, Italia
  • Telephone: 035.27.81.11
  • Fax: 035.49.83.110

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Bergamo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950560,000560,000100.0%1,0601,0605282073,964397ap1951
1959629,000631,40099.6%1,0281661,1945263284,260412ap1960
1969695,176706,48398.4%9452041,1496052754,063403ap1971
1980782,000797,55498.0%9022431,1456823933,840427ap1981
1990808,000816,12299.0%8342661,1007343593,371387ap1991
1999850,000873,51997.3%8262371,0637993252,904389ap2000
2000851,000878,56996.9%8202381,0588043202,904389ap2001
2001852,000882,35096.6%8102271,0378213132,784389ap2002
2002845,000887,24495.2%8162211,0378142992,667389ap2003
2003860,000894,58496.1%8032131,0168462782,614389ap2004
2004861,000897,99895.9%7982261,0248402942,590389ap2005
2006880,000914,25996.3%7902131,0038772732,449389ap2007
2012912,000972,64593.8%77718095795282272,105389ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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