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Diocese of Brescia

Dioecesis Brixiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Luciano Monari, Bishop
  • Bruno Foresti, Bishop Emeritus
  • Giulio Sanguineti, Bishop Emeritus
  • Vigilio Mario Olmi, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1st Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Italy
  • Square Kilometers: 4,538 (1,752 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Lombardia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesi.brescia.it/
  • Mailing Address: Vescovado, Via Trieste 13, 25121 Brescia, Italia
  • Telephone: 030.37.221
  • Fax: 030.37.22.265

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1st CenturyErectedDiocese of Brescia (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950816,522816,565100.0%9322751,2076764492,868423ap1951
1959859,079.0%9531701,12301563,944454ap1960
1970920,148.0%9712841,25504064,450481ap1971
1980967,0001,000,00096.7%9682551,2237903703,709493ap1981
1990981,0001,005,93897.5%9092331,142859124042,745470ap1991
1999995,6001,037,90095.9%8872211,108898243402,361469ap2000
2000983,0001,025,24895.9%8712181,089902243532,461469ap2001
20011,025,1161,041,46698.4%8722251,097934263582,455469ap2002
20021,030,7851,047,13598.4%8662201,086949293542,354473ap2003
20031,052,8501,070,80098.3%8732171,090965303132,205469ap2004
2004968,3891,074,38990.1%8742101,084893343262,148469ap2005
2006959,6801,094,68687.7%8432161,059906353222,149470ap2007
2012956,5001,136,50084.2%784201985971512961,688473ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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