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Diocese of Aire et Dax

Dioecesis Aturensis et Aquae Augustae



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 3 June 1857
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bordeaux (-Bazas)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 9,364 (3,616 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sud-Ouest
  • Official Web Site: http://catholique-aire-dax.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 224, 40105 Dax CEDEX; 100 avenue Francis Plante, 40100 Dax, France
  • Telephone: 5.58.56.59.90
  • Fax: 5.58.56.59.93

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Aire
5th CenturyErectedDiocese of Aire (erected)
29 November 1801SuppressedDiocese of Aire (suppressed)
Diocese of Aire
6 October 1822RestoredDiocese of Bayonne Diocese of Aire
Diocese of Aire et Dax
3 June 1857Name ChangedDiocese of Aire Diocese of Aire et Dax
8 December 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Aire et Dax (from Auch)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Aire et Dax
1948240,000251,43695.5%35440394609324ap1951
1958238,000248,94395.6%377237962750420322ap1960
1970250,000277,38190.1%3262635271038292326ap1971
1980252,300301,80083.6%2753931480353447345ap1981
1990260,000312,00083.3%24737284915371328351ap1991
1999255,000311,45881.9%199342331,09444616936ap2000
2000255,000326,90078.0%184342181,16934515236ap2001
2001255,000326,61778.1%170352051,24364026936ap2002
2002255,000326,61778.1%166352011,26874426435ap2003
2003255,000326,61778.1%165291941,31473925935ap2004
2004255,000326,61778.1%154311851,37874216835ap2005
2006256,700329,30078.0%158261841,39593418435ap2007
2012264,000377,38170.0%133201531,725133016235ap2013

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


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