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Archdiocese of Paderborn

Archidioecesis Paderbornensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Hans-Josef Becker, Archbishop
  • Hubert Berenbrinker, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Manfred Grothe, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Matthias König, Auxiliary Bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 13 August 1930
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 14,754 (5,698 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.erzbistum-paderborn.de/
  • Mailing Address: Domplatz 3, D-33098 Paderborn, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (05251)1250
  • Fax: 12.54.70

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Paderborn
805ErectedDiocese of Paderborn (erected)
1792Territory LostDiocese of Paderborn Diocese of Corvey (erected)
16 August 1821Territory AddedVicariate Apostolic of Nordic Missions Diocese of Paderborn
16 August 1821Territory AddedDiocese of Corvey (suppressed) Diocese of Paderborn
Archdiocese of Paderborn
13 August 1930ElevatedDiocese of Paderborn Archdiocese of Paderborn
13 August 1930Territory AddedVicariate Apostolic of North German Missions {Germania Settentrionale} (suppressed) Archdiocese of Paderborn
23 February 1957Territory LostArchdiocese of Köln {Cologne}
Diocese of Münster
Archdiocese of Paderborn
Diocese of Essen (erected)
23 July 1973Territory LostArchdiocese of Paderborn Apostolic Administration of Magdeburg (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Paderborn
19502,345,3449,382,32325.0%1,4544641,9181,2226526,955605ap1951
19702,339,2118,823,43226.5%1,8624152,2771,0274384,700647ap1971
19802,024,5005,200,00038.9%1,2623621,6241,246184634,173548ap1981
19901,869,4204,661,00040.1%1,1972791,4761,266713743,483567ap1991
19991,829,8555,106,04435.8%1,1551371,2921,4161042012,601568ap2000
20001,816,3305,109,41035.5%1,1391611,3001,3971132272,478570ap2001
20011,796,5915,115,82135.1%1,135921,2271,4641111562,253570ap2002
20021,786,3304,934,40836.2%1,126841,2101,4761161472,269571ap2003
20031,771,6604,900,00036.2%1,110811,1911,4871291372,272571ap2004
20041,757,4744,900,00035.9%1,074781,1521,5251291272,173571ap2005

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


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