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Diocese of Sankt Pölten

Dioecesis Sancti Hippolyti



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Bishop(s)

  • Klaus Küng, Bishop
  • Anton Leichtfried, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Heinrich Fasching, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 January 1785
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Wien {Vienna}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Austria
  • Square Kilometers: 10,450 (4,036 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dsp.at/
  • Mailing Address: Bischofliches Ordinariat, Domplatz 1, A-3100 Sankt Polten, Oesterreich
  • Telephone: (02742)324
  • Fax: 324-309

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 January 1785ErectedDiocese of Passau Diocese of Sankt Pölten (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950345,019363,54294.9%4252947194793421,358410ap1951
1970630,334656,52596.0%5461466929101461,250420ap1971
1980640,742672,00095.3%40828969791910314674423ap1981
1990585,775630,71792.9%35124359498626270454424ap1991
1999577,471633,10691.2%3111824931,17143221313424ap2000
2000572,109628,67191.0%3201825021,13945217314424ap2001
2001575,146624,16192.1%3122105221,10148248286424ap2002
2002573,584630,00091.0%3042245281,08651265303414ap2003
2003570,186623,97591.4%2762245001,14051284287423ap2004
2004566,679629,92890.0%3072115181,09348282251424ap2005
2010540,954613,20088.2%2951984931,09778247192424ap2011

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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