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Diocese of Linz

Dioecesis Linciensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Manfred Scheuer, Bishop
  • Maximilian Aichern, O.S.B., Bishop Emeritus
  • Ludwig Schwarz, S.D.B., Bishop Emeritus
  • Gerhard Maria Wagner, Former Auxiliary Bishop-Elect

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 January 1785
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Wien {Vienna}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Austria
  • Square Kilometers: 11,909 (4,599 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioezese-linz.at/
  • Mailing Address: Herrenstrasse 19, Postfach 251, A-4021 Linz, Oesterreich
  • Telephone: (0732)772.676.1135
  • Fax: 772.676.1137

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 January 1785ErectedDiocese of Passau Diocese of Linz (erected)
Diocese of Sankt Pölten (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950978,4801,133,00086.4%6924621,1548477502,700437ap1951
19701,115,2811,209,18192.2%3585178751,2747112,713462ap1971
19801,121,9931,248,01589.9%5664831,0491,06966392,156467ap1981
19901,080,5451,237,74887.3%4944299231,170255171,753471ap1991
19991,085,1131,388,50078.2%4573498061,346554271,352471ap2000
20001,080,8001,377,70078.4%4583448021,347584261,294471ap2001
20011,073,8001,380,00077.8%4453507951,350634291,263471ap2002
20021,073,5001,382,00077.7%4383407781,379634491,209472ap2003
20031,070,7941,386,00077.3%4313327631,403674161,163472ap2004
20041,067,2981,388,50076.9%4233317541,415714311,100472ap2005
20131,000,3141,423,00070.3%3783026801,471111372832471ap2014
2016991,6001,440,00068.9%3532726251,586117323734474ap2017

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


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