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Diocese of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}

Dioecesis Bauzanensis-Brixinensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Ivo Muser, Bishop
  • Karl Golser, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 1 September 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Trento
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 7,400 (2,858 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Triveneto
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bz-bx.net/
  • Mailing Address: Vescovado, Piazza Duomo 2, 39100 Bolzano, Italia
  • Telephone: 0471.30.62.00
  • Fax: 0471.30.63.60

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Sabiona-Säben
6th CenturyErectedDiocese of Sabiona-Säben (erected)
Diocese of Brixen {Bressanone}
10th CenturyName ChangedDiocese of Sabiona-Säben Diocese of Brixen {Bressanone}
1 April 1818Territory AddedDiocese of Konstanz {Constance} Diocese of Brixen {Bressanone}
Diocese of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}
1 September 1964Name ChangedDiocese of Brixen {Bressanone} Diocese of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Brixen {Bressanone}
1950100,039199,90550.0%233109342292178541137ap1951
1959105,592105,72899.9%250140390270222512137ap1960
Diocese of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}
1970404,081407,69399.1%5903479374314751,519252ap1971
1980428,000431,07899.3%4913047955384071,217327ap1981
1990434,000438,00099.1%42625468063813281,003280ap1991
1999446,300459,06997.2%3722275997455306792280ap2000
2000448,512459,68797.6%3652215867655289775280ap2001
2001457,898464,60198.6%3612175787927299749280ap2002
2002459,833466,60098.5%34921656581311289721280ap2003
2003458,675466,48298.3%34827662473511336680280ap2004
2004461,184470,05598.1%34220855083811267668280ap2005
2006465,365479,75897.0%33920454385713251627280ap2007
2012485,354503,74796.3%29419248699821229514281ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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