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Diocese of Coutances (-Avranches)

Dioecesis Constantiensis (-Abrincensis)



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 12 July 1854
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Rouen
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 5,991 (2,314 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Ouest
  • Official Web Site: http://catholique-coutances.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 6-8 rue du Pertuis Trouard, B.P. 129, 50200 Coutances CEDEX, France
  • Telephone: 2.33.45.18.06
  • Fax: 2.33.45.47.87

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Coutances
5th CenturyErectedDiocese of Coutances (erected)
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Avranches (suppressed) Diocese of Coutances
Diocese of Coutances (-Avranches)
12 July 1854Name ChangedDiocese of Coutances Diocese of Coutances (-Avranches)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Coutances (-Avranches)
1950416,000426,23897.6%695467415611602,075668ap1951
1969452,000464,40697.3%53449583775941,280317ap1971
1980439,000456,70096.1%5272955678942920670ap1981
1990466,000485,00096.1%380204001,1651235708670ap1991
1999447,000502,00089.0%3013011,4852715527128ap2000
2000449,000505,00088.9%3003001,496261553474ap2001
2001400,000479,63683.4%29643001,333281543875ap2002
2002400,000480,00083.3%324183421,169323441274ap2003
2003400,000480,00083.3%269152841,408322937973ap2004
2004400,000480,00083.3%25742611,532311735171ap2005
2006405,000486,00083.3%25232551,588331230063ap2007

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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