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Diocese of León

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Oviedo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 9,620 (3,715 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdeleon.org/
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 9, Plaza de la Regla 7, 24080 Leon, Espana
  • Telephone: 987.21.96.80
  • Fax: 987.26.06.65

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of León (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950270,987270,987100.0%63059689393210619816ap1951
1970320,708320,708100.0%5392057444314021,113764ap1971
1980323,500325,00099.5%4661926584913221,068755ap1981
1990295,792316,24293.5%415155570518291844755ap1991
1999319,382321,88299.2%3521184706792239796756ap2000
2000318,042320,54299.2%3471294766681261796756ap2001
2001316,504319,10499.2%3461214676772240778756ap2002
2002316,654317,85499.6%3361164527002233726756ap2003
2003315,552316,83299.6%3261174437121230736756ap2004
2004314,172315,45299.6%3231154387171222744756ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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