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Diocese of Vilkaviškis

Dioecesis Vilkaviskensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Rimantas Norvila, Bishop
  • Juozas Žemaitis, M.I.C., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4 April 1926
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kaunas
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Lithuania
  • Square Kilometers: 6,280 (2,425 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://vilkaviskis.lcn.lt/
  • Mailing Address: Vilkaviskio Vyskupijos Kurija, Kriauciuno 17, 68298 Marijampole, Lietuva
  • Telephone: (343)68.651
  • Fax: 53.231

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 April 1926ErectedDiocese of Vilkaviškis (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950350,000365,00095.9%101ap1951
1970127127094ap1971
1980111111094ap1981
1990351,4001141143,0821100ap1991
1999400,200443,00090.3%110131233,25311580103ap2000
2000400,200443,00090.3%10991183,3911180103ap2001
2001400,200443,00090.3%11281203,3351495103ap2002
2002400,200443,00090.3%11671233,2531394103ap2003
2003398,800442,90090.0%11381213,2951181103ap2004
2004382,400403,00094.9%11381213,1601093103ap2005
2010346,360354,50097.7%11871252,770893105ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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