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Diocese of Novara

Dioecesis Novariensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Franco Giulio Brambilla, Bishop
  • Renato Corti, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Vercelli
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 4,283 (1,654 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Piemonte
  • Official Web Site: http://www.novara.chiesacattolica.it/
  • Mailing Address: Via Puccini 11, 28100 Novara, Italia
  • Telephone: 0321.66.16.61
  • Fax: 0321.66.16.62

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Novara (erected)
17 July 1817Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Novara (from Milano)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950419,500420,00099.9%6102308404991902,294381ap1951
1970538,000540,00099.6%5385381,000408ap1971
1980540,000566,68995.3%47520868379042811,932419ap1981
1990567,000589,00096.3%45418063489492121,430346ap1991
1999512,000530,00096.6%413136549932131931,180346ap2000
2000510,000529,00096.4%406132538947121871,170346ap2001
2001528,000533,65098.9%402135537983131911,210346ap2002
2002518,300530,30097.7%399137536966131981,185346ap2003
2003517,600529,90097.7%396132528980151771,160346ap2004
2004525,265545,06596.4%3881335211,008151761,125346ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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