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Archdiocese of Bucarest {Bucureşti}

Archidioecesis Bucarestiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Ioan Robu, Archbishop
  • Cornel Damian, Auxiliary Bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 27 April 1883
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Romania
  • Square Kilometers: 91,120 (35,195 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arcb.ro/
  • Mailing Address: Arhiepiscopia Romano-Catolica, Str. Gen. Berthelot 19, RO-010164 Bucuresti, Romania
  • Telephone: (021)315.49.55; 201.54.80
  • Fax: 312.12.07

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 April 1883ErectedArchdiocese of Bucarest {Bucureşti} (erected)
5 June 1930ElevatedArchdiocese of Bucarest {Bucureşti} (became a Metropolitan)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
194960,0007,000,000.9%5114659232434034ap1951
1964120,0001,200,00010.0%281294,1372547ap1971
197484,1628,564,2121.0%50501,68329ap1981
1988105,29610,486,6001.0%632651,619231ap1991
1999105,00010,230,0001.0%7114851,2352425262ap2000
200098,50010,100,0001.0%7714911,0822832263ap2001
200198,00010,100,0001.0%80251059333727263ap2002
200296,20010,000,0001.0%92201128584025766ap2003
200395,70010,000,0001.0%96251217904627366ap2004
200496,20010,000,0001.0%94181128584028366ap2005
200691,5009,680,000.9%88311197685225866ap2007
201292,0509,779,000.9%88321207675925483ap2013

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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