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Archdiocese of Berlin

Archidioecesis Berolinensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Matthias Heinrich, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Wolfgang Weider, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 27 June 1994
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 31,200 (12,051 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.erzbistumberlin.de/
  • Mailing Address: Niederwallstr. 8-9, D-10117 Berlin, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (030)32.68.40
  • Fax: 32.68.42.76

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Berlin
13 August 1930ErectedDiocese of Wrocław (Breslau) Diocese of Berlin (erected)
Archdiocese of Berlin
27 June 1994ElevatedDiocese of Berlin Archdiocese of Berlin

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Berlin
1950657,3586,897,8729.5%3501284781,3752432,225255ap1951
19581,286,0007,325,00017.6%5602508101,5872302,350428ap1960
1970474,0126,184,2457.7%3421454879732081,980237ap1971
1980434,2756,000,0007.2%35314149487981831,488239ap1981
1990436,1834,720,0009.2%3151124271,02115144970229ap1991
Archdiocese of Berlin
1999417,6655,600,0007.5%287133420994176854135ap2000
2000390,5775,700,0006.9%26312939299625175673135ap2001
2001385,7705,700,0006.8%27614742391125195650138ap2002
2002380,2755,695,0006.7%27514241791125179614138ap2003
2003377,5265,690,0006.6%29014143187526168599136ap2004
2004377,5265,690,0006.6%29113742888227165691122ap2005
2006386,2795,700,0006.8%2821143969753014762694ap2007
2012396,0955,806,3106.8%29712041794932142543103ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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