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Diocese of Helsinki

Dioecesis Helsinkiensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 25 February 1955
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Finland
  • Square Kilometers: 338,145 (130,608 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.catholic.fi/
  • Mailing Address: Rehbinderintie 21, FIN-00150 Helsinki, Suomi, Finland
  • Telephone: (09)6877-460
  • Fax: 639-820

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Finland {Finlandia}
8 June 1920ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Finland {Finlandia} (erected)
Diocese of Helsinki
25 February 1955ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Finland {Finlandia} Diocese of Helsinki

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Finland {Finlandia}
19501,7894,000,000.0%4101412714203ap1951
Diocese of Helsinki
19702,8774,700,226.1%5172213022365ap1971
19803,2024,771,229.1%2141620016315ap1981
19904,4294,976,925.1%21618246217396ap1991
19977,0525,146,980.1%51520352215347ap2000
20007,6395,159,646.1%61521363316407ap2001
20017,8355,171,300.2%61521373316407ap2002
20027,9865,181,115.2%61319420214407ap2003
20038,2745,194,901.2%61016517111367ap2004
20048,4385,206,295.2%61016527112367ap2005
20069,0675,236,611.2%81119477113377ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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