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Archdiocese of Hamburg

Archidioecesis Hamburgensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Hans-Jochen Jaschke, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Norbert Werbs, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Werner Thissen, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 24 October 1994
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 32,453 (12,534 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.erzbistum-hamburg.de/
  • Mailing Address: Erzbischofliches Generalvikariat, Danzigerstr. 52 a, D-20099 Hamburg, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (040)248.770
  • Fax: 248.77.233

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of Schwerin
23 July 1973ErectedDiocese of Osnabrück Apostolic Administration of Schwerin (erected)
Archdiocese of Hamburg
24 October 1994ElevatedDiocese of Hildesheim
Apostolic Administration of Schwerin
Archdiocese of Hamburg

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Apostolic Administration of Schwerin
198088,2221,370,0006.4%769851,0378910863ap1981
199074,7201,423,5005.2%604641,1671048861ap1991
Archdiocese of Hamburg
1999408,3904,761,3398.6%217462631,5524256376143ap2000
2000404,4435,759,0397.0%217342511,6114244368173ap2001
2001504,0915,769,3158.7%197432402,1003956368173ap2002
2002404,7345,769,3157.0%208402481,6314840368166ap2003
2003398,9925,802,1246.9%204412451,6284841368163ap2004
2004396,5275,806,9016.8%200382381,6664938368163ap2005
2006392,7745,765,0046.8%209382471,5905538368121ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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