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Diocese of Nice

Dioecesis Nicensis (seu Niciensis)



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3rd Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Marseille
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 4,283 (1,654 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Provence-Méditerranée
  • Official Web Site: http://nice.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: 23 Av. Sevigne, 06105 Nice CEDEX 02, France
  • Telephone: 4.92.07.80.02
  • Fax: 4.92.07.80.03/1

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Nice (erected)
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Glandèves (suppressed) Diocese of Digne
Diocese of Nice
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Grasse (suppressed) Diocese of Nice
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Vence (suppressed) Diocese of Nice
April 1868Territory LostDiocese of Nice Territorial Abbey of Saints Nicholas and Benedict (erected)
8 December 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Nice (from Aix)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949345,000452,74576.2%330904208211021,320240ap1951
1970652,000722,07090.3%3801164961,3141161,000240ap1971
1980747,000827,00090.3%3211094301,7372120843241ap1981
1990750,000833,00090.0%278833612,07711101635241ap1991
1999814,0001,018,70079.9%226993252,50415126419102ap2000
2000800,0001,008,07579.4%237743112,5721894404264ap2001
2001800,0001,011,00079.1%215903052,62224108423128ap2002
2002800,0001,000,00080.0%210862962,70227102408128ap2003
2003750,0001,020,00073.5%209822912,5772999372128ap2004
2004750,0001,012,00074.1%207782852,6312994381128ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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