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Diocese of Crete {Candia}

Dioecesis Candiensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 28 August 1874
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Greece
  • Square Kilometers: 8,393 (3,241 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Katholiki Ekklisia, Patros Antoniou 2, 71202 Iraklion, Hellas
  • Telephone: (2810)34.61.91
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Archdiocese of Candia
1213ErectedArchdiocese of Candia (erected)
Diocese of Crete {Candia}
28 August 1874ElevatedArchdiocese of Candia Diocese of Crete {Candia}

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Crete {Candia}
1950220400,000.1%221102103ap1951
1958320460,000.1%33106382ap1960
1969450439,000.1%22225272ap1971
1978110457,000.0%2255263ap1981
1990245435,000.1%338133ap1991
1999500535,000.1%22250332ap2000
20001,200505,000.2%33400543ap2001
20013,000505,000.6%331,000543ap2002
20023,500505,000.7%331,166443ap2003
20033,500505,000.7%44875543ap2004
20043,500505,000.7%331,166443ap2005
20063,500505,000.7%221,75043ap2007

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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