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Diocese of Sankt Gallen

Dioecesis Sancti Galli



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Bishop(s)

  • Markus Büchel, Bishop
  • Ivo Fürer, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 8 April 1847
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Square Kilometers: 2,429 (938 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-stgallen.ch/
  • Mailing Address: Bischofliches Ordinariat, Klosterhof 6B, Postfach 263, CH-9001 Sankt Gallen, Schweiz
  • Telephone: (071)227.33.40
  • Fax: 227.33.41

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 April 1847SplitDiocese of Chur-Sankt Gallen Diocese of Chur
Diocese of Sankt Gallen

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950188,553344,34054.8%340140480392200829132ap1951
1970234,497401,35258.4%2611514125691511,130136ap1971
1980275,800452,00061.0%2405429493854750141ap1981
1990280,111475,50058.9%1941403348381160695144ap1991
1999282,256498,53256.6%151401911,4771352115142ap2000
2000269,359451,36359.7%154401941,3881352115142ap2001
2001275,070435,90263.1%1351202551,07813174446142ap2002
2002275,315463,22359.4%1381192571,07119174409142ap2003
2003266,900517,74551.6%1361142501,06717167320141ap2004
2004265,467518,95051.2%1271052321,14416148575142ap2005
2010261,400533,00049.0%113992121,23324128404142ap2011

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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