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Diocese of Belleville

Dioecesis Bellevillensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 January 1887
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Illinois
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 30,224 (11,678 Square Miles)
  • Description: St. Clair, Clinton, Marion, Clay, Richland, Lawrence, and ... Counties.
  • Conference Region: VII (IL, IN, WI)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: BEL
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diobelle.org/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 222 South Third St., Belleville, IL 62220, USA
  • Telephone: (618)277-8181
  • Fax: 277-0387

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 January 1887ErectedDiocese of Alton Diocese of Belleville (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195082,970789,48810.5%1443618046053792138ap1951
1959105,0931763320950267802138ap1960
1966118,921790,30215.0%1934523849972803132ap1967
1970116,092790,30214.7%1655421953087662129ap1971
1976116,772807,68214.5%16644210556164519118ap1977
1980122,147828,00014.8%16943212576253434129ap1981
1990123,686885,00014.0%146381846722649345129ap1991
1999109,233853,64512.8%142411835963610265127ap2000
2000105,266848,73212.4%121401616533351257125ap2001
2001107,425849,92512.6%120341546973347250124ap2002
2002104,022845,90612.3%118341526843246238124ap2003
2003107,041845,90612.7%116391556902950220124ap2004
2004103,818845,76212.3%119461656292857227124ap2005
2006111,000857,00013.0%110421527302854166124ap2007
2012118,900902,00013.2%107441517872655309117ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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