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Archdiocese of Lecce

Archidioecesis Lyciensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 20 October 1980
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 750 (289 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Puglia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesilecce.org/
  • Mailing Address: Piazza Duomo 5, 73100 Lecce, Italia
  • Telephone: 0832.251.111

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Lecce
1057ErectedDiocese of Lecce (erected)
Archdiocese of Lecce
20 October 1980ElevatedDiocese of Lecce Archdiocese of Lecce

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Lecce
1950163,000164,00099.4%1809027060317058039ap1951
1970225,274225,324100.0%155652201,0238356052ap1971
Archdiocese of Lecce
1980247,096247,177100.0%142712131,1609951965ap1981
1990265,376269,70898.4%148662141,24038642774ap1991
1999255,000257,80498.9%151552061,237257839376ap2000
2000266,000268,58099.0%151542051,297276735876ap2001
2001265,000267,22499.2%152602121,250307632476ap2002
2002274,770276,97999.2%153602131,290307532476ap2003
2003250,123252,92398.9%148602081,202317532476ap2004
2004258,225260,98898.9%140602001,291317433476ap2005

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


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