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Diocese of Aachen

Dioecesis Aquisgranensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Heinrich Mussinghoff, Bishop
  • Karl Borsch, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Johannes Bündgens, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Ernst Franz Gerd Werner Dicke, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Karl Reger, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 August 1930
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Köln {Cologne}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 3,937 (1,520 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-aachen.de/
  • Mailing Address: Klosterplatz 7, D-52062 Aachen, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (0241)45.20
  • Fax: 45.24.96

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 August 1930ErectedArchdiocese of Köln {Cologne} Diocese of Aachen (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19491,185,5211,334,66488.8%9472281,1751,0082633,125519ap1951
19591,658,8981,337,115124.1%9703931,3631,2176224,193532ap1960
19701,486,6131,902,48078.1%1,0263981,4241,0435803,658488ap1971
19801,445,0001,850,00078.1%8133091,1221,287114332,622538ap1981
19901,299,0001,858,00069.9%6972309271,401483451,891538ap1991
19991,242,5002,008,00061.9%6081777851,582562391,331539ap2000
20001,232,3002,012,00061.2%5901767661,608622381,305539ap2001
20011,222,1482,016,00060.6%5791757541,620572261,200541ap2002
20021,214,4512,025,00060.0%5781507281,668581971,148540ap2003
20031,207,4872,035,00059.3%5551366911,747561871,102538ap2004
20041,200,3752,041,45458.8%5351356701,791621821,082538ap2005
20051,192,8282,053,63358.1%5171316481,840621771,038534ap2006
20061,178,8842,054,10857.4%5091266351,856651741,006531ap2007
20111,122,0382,033,76255.2%4431055482,04780147782374ap2012
20121,110,9482,028,69954.8%4361065422,04982141766371ap2013

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


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