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Diocese of Viseu

Dioecesis Visensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 572
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Braga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Square Kilometers: 3,400 (1,313 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedeviseu.pt/
  • Mailing Address: Casa Episcopal, Rua Nunes de Carvalho 12, 3500-163 Viseu, Portugal
  • Telephone: 232.435.857

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
572ErectedDiocese of Viseu (erected)
24 August 1938Territory LostDiocese of Coimbra
Diocese of Porto
Diocese of Viseu
Diocese of Aveiro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950300,000300,49899.8%2252251,333127201ap1951
1969305,488306,43499.7%21992281,33911196151ap1971
1980316,000329,00096.0%18581931,63711167203ap1981
1990315,000326,00096.6%185131981,59016140205ap1991
1999269,519280,70996.0%165221871,44129134207ap2000
2000272,355283,70396.0%163211841,48037137207ap2001
2001313,776330,29195.0%165191841,70536131207ap2002
2002254,202267,58195.0%163201831,38936128207ap2003
2003278,773293,44595.0%156201761,58340128207ap2004
2004270,463284,69895.0%152211731,56339128229ap2005
2010261,700270,00096.9%144151591,64521135208ap2011
2014263,500272,00096.9%135161511,7451022135208ap2015

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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