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Diocese of Litoměřice

Dioecesis Litomericensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jan Baxant, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 July 1655
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Praha {Prague}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Square Kilometers: 9,380 (3,623 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.biskupstvi-ltm.cz/
  • Mailing Address: Domske nam. 9, 412 88 Litomerice, Ceska Republika
  • Telephone: (0416)731.448
  • Fax: 731.449

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 July 1655ErectedArchdiocese of Praha {Prague} Diocese of Litoměřice (erected)
31 May 1993Territory LostDiocese of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}
Diocese of Litoměřice
Archdiocese of Praha {Prague}
Diocese of Plzeň (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19481,500,000.0%268833510180637449ap1951
19701,257,488.0%1431430433ap1971
1980929,0001,378,00067.4%144652094,44465781433ap1981
1990984,0001,473,00066.8%123471705,78847537433ap1991
1999279,3921,310,47621.3%87471342,0851150121437ap2000
2000278,1211,310,47621.2%81431242,242114690437ap2001
2001278,1001,310,47621.2%90371272,189103877437ap2002
2002189,2001,310,47614.4%82371191,589133867437ap2003
2003277,7361,335,15420.8%96471431,942144953437ap2004
2004276,0001,335,15420.7%101431441,916134459437ap2005

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


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