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Diocese of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)

Dioecesis Lausannensis, Genevensis, et Friburgensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Charles Morerod, O.P., Bishop
  • Pierre Farine, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Alain de Raemy, Auxiliary Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 17 October 1924
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Square Kilometers: 5,557 (2,146 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-lgf.ch/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 217, 86 rue de Lausanne, CH-1701 Fribourg, Suisse
  • Telephone: (026)347.48.50
  • Fax: 347.48.51

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Lausanne
6th CenturyErectedDiocese of Lausanne (erected)
Diocese of Lausanne et Genève
30 January 1821UnitedDiocese of Genève {Geneva}
Diocese of Lausanne
Diocese of Lausanne et Genève
Diocese of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)
17 October 1924Name ChangedDiocese of Lausanne et Genève Diocese of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)
1950272,000765,00035.6%5083508583173702,450222ap1951
1970542,0001,300,00041.7%6143709845505502,100261ap1971
1980580,0001,322,00043.9%4823007827414101,880281ap1981
1990595,0001,333,00044.6%41942884770255101,660292ap1991
1999670,4871,346,00049.8%3602866461,037124481,157291ap2000
2000673,2171,346,00050.0%3842846681,007124441,148291ap2001
2001675,6721,346,00050.2%3652746391,05794781,133291ap2002
2002675,6441,346,00050.2%3662576231,084134581,114289ap2003
2003677,6961,346,00050.3%3622666281,079154631,079287ap2004
2004681,1261,346,00050.6%3642666301,08117410907264ap2005

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


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