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Diocese of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}

Dioecesis Alexiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Ottavio Vitale, R.C.J., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Albania
  • Square Kilometers: 300 (115 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Kuria Ipeshkvnore, Rruga Varosh - Ish Dega Ushtarake, Lezhë, Shqipëria
  • Telephone: (215)249.21
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14th CenturyErectedDiocese of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio} (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197012,0337291,33712ap1971
199955,00066,00083.3%2577,85781911ap2000
200060,00070,00085.7%1678,57111611ap2001
200180,000100,00080.0%47117,2721289ap2002
200285,000120,00070.8%48127,08316915ap2003
200385,000120,00070.8%48127,08315914ap2004
200485,000120,00070.8%49136,538111313ap2005
201386,300121,70070.9%517223,922204812ap2014
201686,300121,70070.9%414184,794205412ap2017

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 85
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 103

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