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Diocese of Magdeburg

Dioecesis Magdeburgensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gerhard Feige, Bishop
  • Leopold Nowak, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 27 June 1994
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Paderborn
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 23,000 (8,883 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-magdeburg.de/
  • Mailing Address: Max-Josef-Metzger-Str. 1, D-39104 Magdeburg, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (0391)59.610
  • Fax: 59.611.00

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of Magdeburg
23 July 1973ErectedArchdiocese of Paderborn Apostolic Administration of Magdeburg (erected)
Diocese of Magdeburg
27 June 1994ElevatedApostolic Administration of Magdeburg Diocese of Magdeburg

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Apostolic Administration of Magdeburg
1980280,2003,801,0007.4%27082781,007713280225ap1981
1990220,0003,350,0006.6%218142329482227280220ap1991
Diocese of Magdeburg
1999190,5003,000,0006.3%172191919972919202201ap2000
2000179,0003,000,0006.0%176262028862926205189ap2001
2001169,5002,900,0005.8%162151779573015205187ap2002
2002168,0002,800,0006.0%160241849132524193186ap2003
2003167,5002,750,0006.1%160251859052525193181ap2004
2004120,0002,723,0004.4%231252564683139228186ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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