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Archdiocese of Barcelona

Archidioecesis Barcinonensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 25 March 1964
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 339 (130 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arqbcn.org/
  • Mailing Address: Arzobispado, Carrer del Bisbe 5, 08002 Barcelona, Espana
  • Telephone: 93.270.10.12
  • Fax: 93.270.13.03

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Barcelona
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Barcelona (erected)
1237Territory LostDiocese of Barcelona Diocese of Mallorca (erected)
Archdiocese of Barcelona
25 March 1964ElevatedDiocese of Barcelona Archdiocese of Barcelona
15 June 2004ElevatedArchdiocese of Barcelona (became a Metropolitan)
15 June 2004Territory LostArchdiocese of Barcelona Diocese of Sant Feliu de Llobregat (erected)
15 June 2004Territory LostArchdiocese of Barcelona Diocese of Terrassa (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Barcelona
19502,050,0002,065,00099.3%7146801,3941,4701,1205,350375ap1951
19592,250,0002,301,50097.8%8168231,6391,3722,2317,642357ap1960
Archdiocese of Barcelona
19703,500,0003,622,25796.6%1,0051,0882,0931,6722,1476,872438ap1971
19804,457,0004,515,01798.7%8751,0261,9012,34411,8306,908451ap1981
19903,859,0004,261,21490.6%8239381,7612,191361,5565,547453ap1991
19994,303,4674,678,94592.0%7457191,4642,939501,1814,755455ap2000
20004,303,4674,678,94592.0%7427241,4662,935501,1884,609454ap2001
20014,303,4674,678,94592.0%7357201,4552,957501,2114,630453ap2002
20024,303,4674,678,94592.0%7426981,4402,988501,1984,143453ap2003
20033,956,6164,301,34692.0%7357771,5122,616551,2223,508453ap2004
20043,956,6164,301,34692.0%7376731,4102,806561,1594,085454ap2005
20052,623,279.0%4170212A. Barc. Web
20062,302,1772,606,36288.3%4895471,0362,222378693,012212ap2007
20132,119,9152,661,53879.6%4144488622,459406952,584214ap2013

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


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