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Archdiocese of Marseille

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 31 January 1948
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 650 (251 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Provence-Méditerranée
  • Official Web Site: http://catholique-marseille.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Archevêché, 14 Place du Colonel-Edon, 13284 Marseille CEDEX 07, France
  • Telephone: 4.91.52.38.23
  • Fax: 4.91.52.45.19

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Marseille
1st CenturyErectedDiocese of Marseille (erected)
29 November 1801SuppressedDiocese of Marseille (suppressed) Archdiocese of Aix
Diocese of Marseille
6 October 1822RestoredArchdiocese of Aix Diocese of Marseille
Archdiocese of Marseille
31 January 1948ElevatedDiocese of Marseille Archdiocese of Marseille
8 December 2002ElevatedArchdiocese of Marseille (became a Metropolitan)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Marseille
1950900,000.0%32122054103001,275110ap1951
1970900,0001,000,00090.0%3143142,8661,300123ap1971
1980709,0001,052,00067.4%2962665621,26133191,450124ap1981
1990679,0001,015,00066.9%2401754151,636102491,052124ap1991
1999669,0001,000,00066.9%1911503411,96115209781122ap2000
2000661,000988,72366.9%1721503222,05219209778122ap2001
2001650,000988,72565.7%1731503232,01221209776122ap2002
2002650,000988,72365.7%1731483212,02420206745122ap2003
2003650,000988,72365.7%1711483192,03719177602122ap2004
2004700,000988,72370.8%1651483132,23621183599122ap2005
2013715,0001,048,52168.2%154902442,93026111428122ap2014

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


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