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Diocese of Amiens

Dioecesis Ambianensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3rd Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Reims
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 6,277 (2,424 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nord
  • Official Web Site: http://catholique-amiens.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 21 rue Francois Genin, B.P. 43008, 80030 Amiens CEDEX 1, France
  • Telephone: 3.22.71.46.12
  • Fax: 3.22.72.05.17

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Amiens (erected)
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Beauvais (suppressed) Diocese of Amiens
6 October 1822Territory LostDiocese of Amiens Diocese of Beauvais

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1955415,000464,15089.4%4326149384149900669ap1960
1970470,000512,11391.8%324633871,21472524835ap1971
1980501,000553,10190.6%253322851,757156442836ap1981
1990492,000548,00089.8%178312092,35425335198ap1991
1999482,000547,82588.0%130161463,30165726054ap2000
2000489,000556,10087.9%129131423,44375025351ap2001
2001489,000556,10087.9%18123016,30074823252ap2002
2002489,000556,10087.9%115131283,82064323854ap2003
2003489,000556,10087.9%107111184,14484123249ap2004
2004489,000556,10087.9%106111174,17994021149ap2005
2006491,000558,00088.0%10071074,588113620149ap2007
2012503,200586,20085.8%808885,718162617149ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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