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Diocese of Antwerpen {Antwerp}

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Bishop(s)

  • Johan Jozef Bonny, Bishop
  • Paul Van den Berghe, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 December 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Belgium
  • Square Kilometers: 2,570 (992 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bisdom, Schoenmarkt 2, B-2000 Antwerpen, Belgie
  • Telephone: (03) 202.84.30
  • Fax: 202.84.31

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 December 1961ErectedArchdiocese of Mechelen Diocese of Antwerpen {Antwerp} (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19701,200,0001,330,50690.2%1,1071,1071,0845,336306ap1971
19801,228,7261,370,87589.6%9196721,591772109084,462317ap1981
19901,318,5211,390,02794.9%7015591,2601,046377393,453320ap1991
19991,302,1601,433,84590.8%5205031,0231,272616232,582318ap2000
20001,301,0881,436,48290.6%5194921,0111,286626112,483316ap2001
20011,283,5031,433,17489.6%5065131,0191,259656292,385316ap2002
20021,281,7221,440,67289.0%4684939611,333656002,296316ap2003
20031,280,5631,446,75788.5%4474619081,410685602,204313ap2004
20041,281,7021,454,39688.1%4264658911,438735622,137317ap2005
20061,289,8471,468,26587.8%3944458391,537775261,927310ap2007
20121,265,0001,536,00082.4%2933336262,020734051,387301ap2013

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


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