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Diocese of Ajaccio

Dioecesis Adiacensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3rd Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Marseille
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 8,722 (3,368 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Provence-Méditerranée
  • Official Web Site: http://www.corse.catholique.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 8 Blvd. Sylvestre Marcaggi, B.P. 306, 20181 Ajaccio CEDEX 1, France
  • Telephone: 4.95.51.75.50
  • Fax: 4.95.51.75.60

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Ajaccio (erected)
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Accia and Mariana (suppressed)
Diocese of Aleria (suppressed)
Diocese of Nebbio (suppressed)
Diocese of Sagone (Sagona) (suppressed)
Diocese of Ajaccio
8 December 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Ajaccio (from Aix)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950249,000250,00099.6%2208030083070250420ap1951
1959159,000160,00099.4%1656122670362210420ap1960
1970178,350180,00099.1%1585321184558405ap1971
1980272,000292,00093.2%112581701,600164170407ap1981
1990235,000251,00093.6%99341331,76653972410ap1991
1999230,000253,99290.6%5831892,584104281410ap2000
2000231,000255,00090.6%5817753,080142868410ap2001
2001237,000261,50090.6%6924932,548143468410ap2002
2002241,150261,50092.2%7423972,486133663410ap2003
2003241,150261,50092.2%71291002,411154555434ap2004
2004241,150261,50092.2%69331022,364154563434ap2005
2006243,000263,70092.2%71321032,359164249434ap2007
2012258,200278,10092.8%4724713,636193533434ap2013
2015281,500307,00091.7%5120713,964172741434ap2016

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


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