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Diocese of Speyer

Dioecesis Spirensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Karl-Heinz Wiesemann, Bishop
  • Otto Georgens, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Anton Schlembach, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bamberg
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 5,893 (2,276 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-speyer.de/
  • Mailing Address: Bischofliches Ordinariat, Kleine Pfaffengasse 16, D-67343 Speyer, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (06232)1020
  • Fax: 102.300

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Speyer (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950518,5261,134,33545.7%51740557930842,315306ap1951
1970714,8051,584,12045.1%459675261,3581042,233313ap1971
1980733,1421,620,00045.3%502855871,248141131,734358ap1981
1990648,7321,458,89344.5%457765331,217291021,272350ap1991
1999641,4961,444,14144.4%396634591,39742811,063350ap2000
2000635,4181,444,14144.0%393584511,4084272975350ap2001
2001630,5111,439,21143.8%382574391,4364277918350ap2002
2002625,2441,444,14143.3%382554371,4304673859350ap2003
2003621,3781,440,27543.1%377544311,4414670854348ap2004
2004616,4851,385,98244.5%373534261,4474767821348ap2005
2010581,6551,307,67844.5%337393761,5465950708346ap2011

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


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