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Archdiocese of Tours

Archidioecesis Turonensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 5th Century
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 6,158 (2,378 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Centre
  • Official Web Site: http://catholique-tours.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche, B.P. 41117, 27 rue Jules-Simon, 37011 Tours CEDEX 1, France
  • Telephone: 2.47.70.41.41
  • Fax: 2.47.61.87.56

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Tours
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Tours (erected)
Archdiocese of Tours
5th CenturyElevatedDiocese of Tours Archdiocese of Tours

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Tours
1950274,620350,00078.5%32120341805401,004295ap1951
1970436,124.0%273483210711,054296ap1971
1980423,030486,88486.9%218462641,602167805300ap1981
1990453,000520,00087.1%171462172,087962720300ap1991
1999436,400545,50080.0%144371812,411154552382ap2000
2000426,023568,03175.0%144361802,366154350181ap2001
2001414,662568,03173.0%141301712,424153848577ap2002
2002420,042554,34575.8%133321652,545144148977ap2003
2003385,030554,00369.5%126261522,533163544977ap2004
2004347,456560,41362.0%122211432,429162942976ap2005
2010503,000597,72484.2%102151174,299212038744ap2011

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


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