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Diocese of Breda

Dioecesis Bredanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 14 March 1853
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Utrecht
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Square Kilometers: 3,368 (1,300 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bisdombreda.nl/
  • Mailing Address: P.B. 90189, 4800 RN Breda; Veemarktstraat 48, 4811 ZG Breda, Nederland
  • Telephone: (076)522.34.44
  • Fax: 521.62.44

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Breda
22 March 1803ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Breda (erected)
Diocese of Breda
14 March 1853ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Breda Diocese of Breda

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Breda
1950350,000435,00080.5%440184587649003,300124ap1951
1959445,457733,42160.7%4754519264811,6323,870159ap1960
1970501,334806,50062.2%3904258156154733,000170ap1971
1980551,845947,57158.2%28631259892217802,634169ap1981
1990542,4071,000,84854.2%2053045091,06556412,055166ap1991
1999509,2391,066,43147.8%1502263761,354134661,455155ap2000
2000514,3801,071,89948.0%1561893451,490154321,402139ap2001
2001495,3081,079,24745.9%1581713291,505173931,318132ap2002
2002499,8731,087,38646.0%1511653161,581183801,244130ap2003
2003516,3061,095,80047.1%1431653081,676173681,020117ap2004
2004513,8901,099,86546.7%1361592951,742183561,080112ap2005
2006482,4961,106,08443.6%1251352601,85521299968103ap2007
2012437,0001,118,00039.1%1021302321,8832422858566ap2013

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


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