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Diocese of Alessandria (della Paglia)

Dioecesis Alexandrinus Statiellorum



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Bishop(s)

  • Guido Gallese, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1175
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Vercelli
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 740 (285 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Piemonte
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesialessandria.it/
  • Mailing Address: Via del Vescovado 1, 15121 Alessandria, Italia
  • Telephone: 0131.51.22.11
  • Fax: 0131.44.48.97

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1175ErectedDiocese of Alessandria (della Paglia) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1959142,500143,00099.7%138471857704112365ap1960
1970150,129150,73799.6%128401688934645070ap1971
1980163,292165,48498.7%1305818886817040076ap1981
1990145,775146,19299.7%1113714898414428075ap1991
1999144,000145,00099.3%94281221,18093628775ap2000
2000141,109143,50198.3%93271201,175113626175ap2001
2001147,880150,99097.9%88251131,308103226575ap2002
2002151,486154,76897.9%86221081,402112722275ap2003
2003151,486154,76897.9%82201021,485102220475ap2004
2004151,410154,81297.8%87241111,364103019775ap2005
2006150,100156,20096.1%82201021,471132619275ap2007
2012151,000162,90092.7%7418921,64192218275ap2013

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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