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Diocese of Bayeux (-Lisieux)

Dioecesis Baiocensis (-Lexoviensis)



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 12 June 1855
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Rouen
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 5,548 (2,142 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Ouest
  • Official Web Site: http://bayeuxlisieux.catholique.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 7 Impasse Glatigny, B.P. 62250, 14406 Bayeux CEDEX, France
  • Telephone: 2.31.51.28.74
  • Fax: 2.31.51.28.75

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Bayeux
2nd CenturyErectedDiocese of Bayeux (erected)
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Lisieux (suppressed) Diocese of Bayeux
Diocese of Evreux
Diocese of Sées {Séez}
Diocese of Bayeux (-Lisieux)
12 June 1855Name ChangedDiocese of Bayeux Diocese of Bayeux (-Lisieux)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Bayeux (-Lisieux)
1950350,000400,00087.5%50945136821452,826718ap1951
1958380,000442,99185.8%47964857831281,854720ap1960
1969510,000519,00098.3%4647754194277256ap1971
1980500,000570,00087.7%368844521,10611201,319722ap1981
1990525,000614,00085.5%288833711,41581261,015724ap1991
1999475,000618,47876.8%229713001,5831711172751ap2000
2000475,000648,38573.3%226632891,643179270151ap2001
2001475,000648,38573.3%222672891,643199966751ap2002
2002460,000648,38570.9%215632781,654199363051ap2003
2003461,000649,04771.0%207632701,707199163051ap2004
2004461,000647,83371.2%203372401,920204759750ap2005
2006461,000647,93371.1%192552471,866186758551ap2007
2012493,700694,60071.1%166432092,362186959751ap2013
2015416,500685,26260.8%136501862,239208545851ap2016
2018405,940692,40058.6%108501582,569236643551ap2019

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Diocese of Bayeux
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 124, and Page 125
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 101
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 127
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 107, and Page 108
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 111, and Page 112
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 113
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 506, to Page 508

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