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Diocese of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}

Dioecesis Budovicensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Pavel Posád, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Jiří Paďour, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 September 1785
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Praha {Prague}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Square Kilometers: 12,500 (4,828 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bcb.cz/
  • Mailing Address: Biskupstvi Ordinariat, Biskupska 4, p. schr. 8, 370 21 Ceske Budejovice, Ceska Republik
  • Telephone: 38.61.02.311
  • Fax: 38.61.02.321

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 September 1785ErectedArchdiocese of Praha {Prague} Diocese of České Budĕjovice {Budweis} (erected)
31 May 1993Territory LostDiocese of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}
Diocese of Litoměřice
Archdiocese of Praha {Prague}
Diocese of Plzeň (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949735,000840,00087.5%449535021,46473605438ap1951
1970586,600790,00074.3%240432832,07245308444ap1971
1980540,000830,00065.1%2132132,535231419ap1981
1990516,000841,00061.4%1501503,440154432ap1991
1999365,000795,00045.9%112431552,3541563183360ap2000
2000363,000792,00045.8%110411512,4031859179360ap2001
2001362,000791,00045.8%113441572,3051860137361ap2002
2002305,000760,00040.1%114431571,9421771134361ap2003
2003298,000750,00039.7%110471571,8981765141361ap2004
2004296,500749,00039.6%106471531,9371771129361ap2005
2006295,500748,00039.5%108491571,8821763112361ap2007

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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