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Diocese of Biella

Dioecesis Bugellensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gabriele Mana, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1 June 1772
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Vercelli
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 804 (310 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Piemonte
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesi.biella.it/
  • Mailing Address: Via Vescovado 10, 13900 Biella, Italia
  • Telephone: 015.252.22.74; 015.22.721
  • Fax: 015.09.92.195

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1 June 1772ErectedDiocese of Biella (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950148,327149,36199.3%22448272545118686123ap1951
1959197,703198,64999.5%1992822787096490124ap1960
1970201,850202,11599.9%1981921793024452126ap1971
1978200,250200,70099.8%1802320398646384126ap1981
1990202,000203,00099.5%150301801,1221148400114ap1991
1999180,000180,35699.8%140311711,0522552352114ap2000
2000180,000180,35699.8%141311721,0462854352114ap2001
2001180,000180,35699.8%135311661,0842754352114ap2002
2002175,000180,00097.2%134311651,0602754352114ap2003
2003171,000175,00097.7%135311661,0302652293114ap2004
2004171,000175,00097.7%130311611,0622652286114ap2005
2006172,700179,80096.1%126341601,0792559235114ap2007
2012164,000176,50092.9%125411669872860192114ap2013

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


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