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Archdiocese of Bologna

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Bishop(s)

  • Carlo Caffarra, Cardinal, Archbishop
  • Giacomo Biffi, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Ernesto Vecchi, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 10 December 1582
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 3,549 (1,370 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Emilia-Romagna
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bologna.chiesacattolica.it/
  • Mailing Address: Arcivescovado, Via Altabella 6, 40126 Bologna, Italia
  • Telephone: 051.648.06.11
  • Fax: 051.648.07.34

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Bologna
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Bologna (erected)
Archdiocese of Bologna
10 December 1582ElevatedDiocese of Bologna Archdiocese of Bologna

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Bologna
1949685,000691,47999.1%5651957609012151,263428ap1951
1958782,232785,29199.6%5083408489225001,970443ap1960
1969929,436929,486100.0%5493649131,0184562,229380ap1971
1980977,0001,002,00097.5%4953758701,1225261,980447ap1981
1990927,874936,69999.1%4543337871,179224431,453413ap1991
1999913,766925,14698.8%4602877471,223664331,190417ap2000
2000914,926929,53498.4%4482937411,234694091,138417ap2001
2001913,458929,10498.3%4442997431,229704191,106417ap2002
2002919,135937,80898.0%4442997431,237763981,023416ap2003
2003926,771946,43297.9%4353127471,240813671,038416ap2004
2004925,155948,80597.5%4272927191,286863741,035416ap2005
2006936,093964,73397.0%4312556861,36499338991414ap2007
2012949,567995,63895.4%3892196081,561123275868412ap2013

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


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