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Diocese of Nicopoli

Dioecesis Nicopolitanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Petko Jordanov Christov, O.F.M. Conv., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1789
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Square Kilometers: 43,241 (16,701 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: ul. Ivan Vazov 26/a, 7000 Ruscuk, Bulgaria
  • Telephone: (082)225.245
  • Fax: 822.881

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1789ErectedDiocese of Nicopoli (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195021,8922,861,326.8%12324912411319ap1951
196820,0008,000,000.3%11111,818411312ap1981
198720,0003,450,000.6%116171,176101113ap1991
199930,0004,000,000.8%210122,500111917ap2000
200030,0004,000,000.8%2793,33382418ap2001
200130,0003,500,000.9%2683,75072418ap2002
200230,0003,000,0001.0%2793,33372318ap2003
200330,0003,000,0001.0%2793,33372218ap2004
200430,0003,000,0001.0%28103,00092519ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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