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Diocese of Châlons

Dioecesis Catalaunensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gilbert Louis, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Restored: 6 October 1822
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Reims
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 6,501 (2,511 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nord
  • Official Web Site: http://catholique-chalons-en-champagne.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 20 rue de l'Abbe Gillet, 51038 Chalons-en-Champagne CEDEX, France
  • Telephone: 3.26.68.07.03
  • Fax: 3.26.68.98.70

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Chalons-sur-Marne
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Chalons-sur-Marne (erected)
29 November 1801SuppressedDiocese of Chalons-sur-Marne (suppressed) Diocese of Meaux
Diocese of Châlons
6 October 1822RestoredDiocese of Châlons

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Châlons
1950215,620217,12799.3%2691528475928338476ap1951
1958213,000216,50598.4%2604730769359325477ap1960
1969241,000250,61596.2%218192371,01633351115ap1971
1980241,700261,90092.3%175101851,30618267475ap1981
1990247,600269,00092.0%13331361,8205516888ap1991
1999251,000270,00093.0%1061062,3674212034ap2000
2000253,000272,00093.0%1011012,504411434ap2001
2001242,000260,83692.8%10411052,3048110334ap2002
2002244,800264,00092.7%10311042,3539110134ap2003
2003246,000266,00092.5%1021022,411119634ap2004
2004241,224260,83692.5%10211032,3411219534ap2005
2006252,000269,00093.7%831843,0001617734ap2007

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


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