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Diocese of Graz-Seckau

Dioecesis Graecensis-Seccoviensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Egon Kapellari, Bishop
  • Johann Weber, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 22 April 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Salzburg
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Austria
  • Square Kilometers: 16,392 (6,331 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.graz-seckau.at/
  • Mailing Address: Bischofliches Ordinariat, Bischofplatz 4, A-8010 Graz, Oesterreich
  • Telephone: (0316)80.410
  • Fax: 80.41.303

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Seckau
22 June 1218ErectedArchdiocese of Salzburg Diocese of Seckau (erected)
1859Territory AddedDiocese of Leoben (suppressed) Diocese of Seckau
Diocese of Graz-Seckau
22 April 1963Name ChangedDiocese of Seckau Diocese of Graz-Seckau

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Seckau
1950952,4001,080,20088.2%6273069331,0203421,860370ap1951
Diocese of Graz-Seckau
19701,098,3761,223,05889.8%6442749181,1963151,679379ap1971
19801,130,6881,269,44989.1%5212457661,476113451,577392ap1981
19901,073,1631,186,52590.4%4571896461,661302861,002394ap1991
1999949,5621,160,55481.8%3861545401,75838266761389ap2000
2000943,6991,160,95681.3%3761525281,78751254714389ap2001
2001939,1201,202,80078.1%3701535231,79551257689388ap2002
2002933,2361,185,91178.7%3631535161,80850258672388ap2003
2003924,0251,183,30378.1%3541434971,85948237670388ap2004
2004916,0501,183,30377.4%3521555071,80648243657388ap2005
2006903,9631,154,01378.3%3461524981,81555261592388ap2007

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


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