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Archdiocese of Luxembourg

Archidioecesis Luxemburgensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., Archbishop
  • Fernand Franck, Archbishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 23 April 1988
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Luxembourg
  • Square Kilometers: 2,586 (998 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.cathol.lu/
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 419, 4 Rue Genistre, L-2014 Luxembourg
  • Telephone: 46.20.23
  • Fax: 47.53.81

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Luxembourg
2 June 1840ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Luxembourg (erected)
Diocese of Luxembourg
27 September 1870ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Luxembourg Diocese of Luxembourg
Archdiocese of Luxembourg
23 April 1988ElevatedDiocese of Luxembourg Archdiocese of Luxembourg

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Luxembourg
1950289,500291,00099.5%5011006014812201,800267ap1951
1969315,475335,11394.1%437875246021351,708240ap1971
1980344,100362,21195.0%359984577521321,251274ap1981
Archdiocese of Luxembourg
1990356,155374,90095.0%269833521,0112109964274ap1991
1999372,800423,70088.0%205812861,303799706275ap2000
2000377,700429,20088.0%206772831,33492686275ap2001
2001378,000435,70086.8%207722791,354785650275ap2002
2002380,000441,30086.1%196722681,417785619275ap2003
2003382,000441,30086.6%187682551,498781595275ap2004
2004388,000448,30086.5%180682481,564780566275ap2005

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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