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Diocese of Hasselt

Dioecesis Hasseletensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Patrick Hoogmartens, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 31 May 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Belgium
  • Square Kilometers: 2,468 (953 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bisdom, Vrijwilligersplein 14, B-3500 Hasselt, Belgie
  • Telephone: (011)22.84.40
  • Fax: 28.84.78

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
31 May 1967ErectedDiocese of Liège Diocese of Hasselt (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969580,000648,01289.5%7324031,1355117952,600296ap1971
1980564,000710,71579.4%7193391,058533146121,911318ap1981
1990584,000740,00078.9%576278854683474481,387316ap1991
1999645,000783,92782.3%48426274686473338990316ap2000
2000645,000787,49181.9%46225571789975330956312ap2001
2001600,000791,17875.8%44626471084575330882312ap2002
2002600,000794,78575.5%43124667788675307839312ap2003
2003600,000798,58375.1%40523864393377300810312ap2004
2004719,000803,89289.4%3752336081,18277294828312ap2005
2006702,000809,94286.7%3542245781,21475274774312ap2007

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


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