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Diocese of Nitra

Dioecesis Nitriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Viliam Judák, Bishop
  • Ján Chryzostom Korec, S.J., Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: June 880
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bratislava
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Slovakia
  • Square Kilometers: 5,321 (2,055 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.biskupstvo-nitra.sk/
  • Mailing Address: P.P. 46A, SK-950 50 Nitra, Slovenska Republika
  • Telephone: (037)772.17.47; 772.17.24
  • Fax: 772.17.49

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
June 880ErectedDiocese of Regensburg Diocese of Nitra (erected)
30 December 1977Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Nitra (from Esztergom)
14 February 2008Territory AddedArchdiocese of Bratislava-Trnava Diocese of Nitra
14 February 2008Territory LostDiocese of Banská Bystrica
Diocese of Nitra
Diocese of Žilina (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949465,323506,95991.8%278713491,333190650150ap1951
1969628,775690,95391.0%194122063,05212150ap1971
1980748,687805,00093.0%2232233,357163ap1981
1990750,000885,00084.7%1991993,768150ap1991
1999679,333871,05978.0%243522952,302592557160ap2000
2000677,161867,38378.1%257543112,1778129522161ap2001
2001678,779866,64778.3%267573242,0948161559162ap2002
2002699,010859,29281.3%282643462,0207167496163ap2003
2003704,223843,58983.5%280673472,0298154511163ap2004
2004703,322838,86183.8%298663641,9328157495167ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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