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Diocese of Chişinău

Dioecesis Chisinauensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Anton Cosa, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 27 October 2001
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Moldova, Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 33,000 (12,746 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.catolicmold.md/
  • Mailing Address: Str. Mitropolit Dosoftei 85, Chisinau 2012, Moldova
  • Telephone: (022)223.470
  • Fax: 225.210

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of Moldova
28 October 1993ErectedDiocese of Iaşi
Diocese of Tiraspol (Cherson)
Apostolic Administration of Moldova (erected)
Diocese of Chişinău
27 October 2001ElevatedApostolic Administration of Moldova Diocese of Chişinău

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Apostolic Administration of Moldova
199920,0004,340,000.5%66121,6668209ap2000
Diocese of Chişinău
200120,0004,378,000.5%87151,3331172611ap2002
200220,0004,340,000.5%108181,1111163311ap2003
200320,0004,247,700.5%128201,0002183511ap2004
200420,0004,247,700.5%68141,4281184011ap2005
200620,0003,800,000.5%1113248331224313ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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