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Diocese of Lugano

Dioecesis Luganensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Valerio Lazzeri, Bishop
  • Pier Giacomo Grampa, Bishop Emeritus
  • Ernesto Togni, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 8 March 1971
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Square Kilometers: 2,811 (1,085 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.catt.ch/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 2337, Borghetto 6, CH-6901 Lugano, Svizzera
  • Telephone: (091)923.60.81/2
  • Fax: 923.60.83

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 March 1971SplitDiocese of Basel e Lugano Diocese of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}
Diocese of Lugano

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970220,000240,43191.5%26997366601971,140252ap1971
1980220,313273,30080.6%2321143466361371,043251ap1981
1990240,000275,00087.3%219953147641114833253ap1991
1999235,669282,18183.5%21380293804599611256ap2000
2000235,669282,18183.5%21778295798595599256ap2001
2001235,669282,18183.5%21774291809590574256ap2002
2002235,669282,18183.5%21375288818590544256ap2003
2003233,017306,84675.9%21768285817582519256ap2004
2004233,017306,84675.9%21267279835579500256ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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